Another Country (Part 2)
|Work In Progress|
|Original Broadcast Date|
|Serious Monologue, Narrative Monologue, 1 hour|
|Preceded by:||Another Country (Part 1)|
|Followed by:||Another Country (Part 3)|
"'Don't think for a moment', she said, 'that Israel did this without America's permission.'"
The man continues his work defending Israel. He organizes a rent strike. They fight over personal issues. She begins to suffer from a degenerative disease, has nightmares. They discuss violence in movies. Her visa runs out. He doesn't invite her to her brother's wedding. She leaves for Yemen, gets a job teaching languages through a US state department office. He dates a Jewish woman. She returns for a few months, wants to marry and buy a home. He resists. They take a vacation to Jamaica - they are disappointed, he suffers an infection. He meets her mother. He visits her in Yemen. They participate in scavenger-hunt like footrace sponsored by the British embassy. He learns to chew qat. They watch the local news program. He talks with her ex boyfriend about Yemeni politics.
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The original broadcast credits state: "Technical production by Tom Strother."