Tuesday, July 08, 2008
1990: Are we going to war with Iraq?
This summer, 18 years ago, the USA was being drawn into a war over Iraq's invasion and occupation of Kuwait. In September of 1990 I launched a weekly program on local cable television that was called Mondo City. As a regular feature we had a Question of the Week. Later in the show we usually interviewed musicians.
In the video above a number of Fan District characters answered the question: Are we going to war with Iraq?
All these years later the answers are a snapshot of how it was when the USA was about to begin its difficult relationship with Iraq, a country that most Americans probably struggled to find on the map before 1990.