The documentary chronicles the Arab-American experience through interviews with prominent Arab-Americans. The interviews highlight the diversity of Arab-American contributions, experiences, backgrounds and faiths. Some of the Arab-Americans we’ve interviewed are:
Gen. John Abizaid
Retired US Army General, former Commander of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM).
Philip Kayal, PhD
Professor of sociology and anthropology.
Sen. George Mitchell
Former United States Senator from Maine, Senate Majority Leader, Diplomat, Businessman.
Consumer advocate, activist, presidential candidate, author, lecturer and attorney.
Comedian, CNN Contributor.
American racing legend.
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, foreign correspondent for the New York Times & Washington Post. Anthony Shadid passed away on February 16, 2012 as he was fleeing Syria while reporting on the Syrian uprising. Please see our In Memoriam page. Anthony was a good friend to this project and we remember him fondly.
Comedian, actress, activist.
Congressman Nick Rahall
US House of Representatives, 1977 – 2015
Political pollster and founder of the Zogby Poll, opinion leader and author.
Restaurateur and philanthropist
Helen Samhan, PhD
Executive Director, Arab American Institute Foundation
Jo Ann Byrnes
Rev. Basil Koory
Pastor, St. George Antiochian Cathedral
Council Member, Islamic Center of Greater Toledo
Founder/President of Kasirer Consulting in New York City
Jack G. Shaheen, PhD
Author & Lecturer