National Press Club

Minorities and the War with Iraq

April 11, 2003

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Run time: 67 minutes

The panelists talked about the views of minorities on the war with Iraq, including possible reasons why support for the war among African-Americans was lower than among white Americans and the U.S. population in general. They talked about the lack of trust in President Bush by some African-Americans. Mr. Muhammed moderated the panel. Mr. Gropman talked about the racial, religious, and ethnic makeup of the armed forces. Mr. AbiNader talked about the feelings of the Arab and Iraqi-American communities. Following prepared remarks, panelists responded to questions from the audience.