WINGS #20-17 Benazir Bhutto Remembered
The first convictions around her assassination remind us
Uploaded: 1 Sep, 2017
Recording Date: 1 Sep, 2017
Recording Location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Pakistan; BC
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS #20-17 Benazir Bhutto Remembered
Description: On August 31, 2017, two men were convicted for destroying evidence at the scene of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination in 2007. She had been the first woman to lead a Muslim-majority country, and was campaigning to return for a 3rd term. WINGS looks back at how she entered politics and what she did and did not achieve for women.
Host(s): Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Nafisa Hoodbhoy, reporter for Pakistan English-language daily newspaper Dawn, often covered Benazir Bhutto and travelled with her entourage.
Credits: Produced by Frieda Werden. Audio recording, Katherine Davenport and Nafisa Hoodbhoy.
Comments: Original interview 1990 - updates, 2007 and 2017. Released in advance for week of Sept. 3. Benazir's voice, crowd sound, music recorded at Benazir Bhutto rallies in 1988. Face to face interview recorded in Kansas City, Missouri, 1990.
NewsType: Weekly Program
Politics > Feminism
Politics > Elections
Politics > Political Parties
Society and Culture > Women