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Vermonter With Iranian Roots Reflects On Rising US-Iran Tensions

The Iran and U.S. flags wave in fromt of a blue sky.
An estimated half a million Iranians live in the U.S. As tensions rise between Iran and the U.S., we're talking to Vermonters with Iran connections about their experiences and the ramifications of the conflict, from the personal to the international.

U.S.-Iran relations have been tense for years, but tensions only tightened after an American drone strike killed a top Iranian commander earlier this month. For Iranian-Americans in Vermont, the conflict affects not only their lives, but the lives of family members both here and abroad. We're talking to a Vermonter with Iranian roots about his experiences and insight into US-Iran relations.

Joing the show is Ata Anzali, who emigrated from Iran to the U.S. in 2006 and is now an associate professor of religion at Middlebury College.

Broadcast live on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 11 a.m.; rebroadcast at 8 p.m.

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