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Dear Friends: As some of you may know, I am currently writing a major research paper on the Amiriyah/Al Firdos bombing. I am trying to reconstruct the history that led to this tragedy as well as the events of this particular event with as much accuracy as possible. I am writing to each of you to request information and leads on source material. The usual scholarly resources appear scanty: Al Firdos is mentioned in several places, but has, to my knowledge, never been the primary topic of anything in the academic press. Here's what I need from you, if you have acces to it: *copies of all photos, videos, interviews, etc. relating to the shelter, its caretakers, etc. I can arrange to have you re-imbursed for copying and postage expenses if you need me to. *information on Al Firdos's construction: what Western European firms made Amiriyah? I would like to contact them and see if I can get one of their floorplans for the shelter. *Most importantly, I'd like to interview as many of you who've visited Al Firdos as possible. It is through these interviews that I'd like to base the reconstruction of events on. If you would like to send me an account of your visit(s) to Al Firdos, that would be a very helpful starting point to start the reconstruction from. I plan on making copies of my paper (probably in the range of 25-50 pages) available to all who would find it helpful. I'm also going to present to publicly here at Western Washington University through the anthropology department at the end of this term. Thanks again, Charlie Brown ______________________________________________________ Get Your Private, Free Email at http://www.hotmail.com -- ------------------------------------------------------------------------- This is a discussion list run by the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To be removed/added, email firstname.lastname@example.org, NOT the whole list. Please do not send emails with attached files to the list *** Archived at http://linux.clare.cam.ac.uk/~saw27/casi/discuss.html ***