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Must See Documentary "Bhutto" Airs Tonight on PBS

Must See Documentary "Bhutto" Airs Tonight on PBS

I urge all our readers who live on the East Coast of the United States to tune into PBS stations at 10pm for “Bhutto”, a two hour investigative documentary on Benazir Bhutto, the assassinated former Prime Minister and PPP leader.  An examination of the life and politics of Benazir Bhutto -once popular leader, assassinated in 2007, now hagiographically drawn personality- the film is sure to be deeply engaging.  This, especially given the current politics that’s resounding inside and out of Pakistan.

If you happen not to have caught the documentary on time, you can certainly find out more about it at the Independent Lens webpage dedicated to the film.

 

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Faheem Haider

Faheem Haider is a political analyst, writer and artist. He holds advanced research degrees in political economy, political theory and the political economy of development from the London School of Economics and Political Science and New York University. He also studied political psychology at Columbia University. During long stints away from his beloved Washington Square Park, he studied peace and conflict resolution and French history and European politics at the American University in Washington DC and the University of Paris, respectively.

Faheem has research expertise in democratic theory and the political economy of democracy in South Asia. In whatever time he has to spare, Faheem paints, writes, and edits his own blog on the photographic image and its relationship to the political narrative of fascist, liberal and progressivist art.

That work and associated writing can be found at the following link: http://blackandwhiteandthings.wordpress.com

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