War, Diplomacy, and Video Games

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Quang X. Pham, Asi Burak, Eric Brown and Tim Sweeney -- Interviewed by Alvin Shuster and Yael Swerdlow

Quang X. Pham, author of "A Sense of Duty: My Father, My American Journey," discussed the Vietnam War, its legacy, and today's war in Iraq with former L.A. Times correspondent and foreign editor Alvin Shuster. Asi Burak, Eric Brown, and Tim Sweeney, three members of the team that created Peacemaker, a cross-cultural political video game simulation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that teaches peacemaking skills to young adults and promotes a peaceful resolution. Game scriptwriter Yael Swerdlow interviews the team about their efforts to reinvent diplomacy through gaming.

Originally broadcast on KPCC, 89.3 FM, Southern California Public Radio

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