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On the July 31st edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the 50th anniversary of Medicaid and Medicare. How are the media covering the legacy of these two popular government programs? We’ll also discuss the new US-Turkey Alliance to fight the so-called Islamic State. Why is Turkey attacking the Kurds? We’ll be joined by the Columbia Journalism Review’s Trudy Liebermann, Kaiser Health News’ Mary Agnes Carey, and McCaltchy’s Roy Gutman. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

On top of the highest hill in San Francisco is the Mount Davidson Cross -- a monument to the Armenian Genocide. Friday, April 24th marks 100 years since the Ottoman Empire began to kill what would eventually be 1.5 million Armenians. Waves of Armenians immigrated to the Bay Area, fleeing the killing. Today, 30,000 people of Armenian descent live here. 

On this week's Alternative Radio, David Barsamian celebrates the 30 year relationship between AR and Noam Chomsky, acclaimed linguist and foremost critic of American foreign policy. 

On the program, Chomsky offers his critique of the current U.S. intervention in the Middle East in a talk entitled "ISIS, the Kurds & Turkey."  Monday at 1pm. 


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Today on Your Call:Friday Media Roundtable

Jun 14, 2013