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October 10, 2003


LA CROSSE, Wis.-Hardly a day passes when the world isn't besieged by news of terrorism-whether involving acts abroad or threats on the homefront. What impact does living in a world filled with terrorism have on families? Find out when local expert Sally Cahalan presents "Terrorism: Its Effect on Families" on Tuesday, Oct. 21.

Cahalan, is a former film producer (from 1987-93) for the British Broadcasting Corporation in the Middle East and North Africa. In that role, she learned about terrorism the hard way-with firsthand experience. Her work included a five-month stint living and working with Yasser Arafat, she also has interviewed Saddam Hussein, lived in occupied parts of the West Bank, worked in states that sponsor international and domestic terrorism like Syria, Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Somalia, and more.

Cahalan, who now lives in La Crosse, is a historian who earned her master's degree from Georgetown University. She will speak at 7 p.m. in the La Crosse Public Library Auditorium. Her talk is co-sponsored by the Viterbo University D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership and the La Crosse Public Library.  It is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Richard Kyte, director of the Ethics Institute, at 608-796-3704, email

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