Iraq War critic Cindy Sheehan and renowned playwright Eve Ensler discuss the power of protests and their impact on policies and public opinion.Ms. Sheehan recounts taking her anti-war message to the president's doorstep, as described in her new book Peace Mom: A Mother's Journey Through Heartache to Activism. Ms. Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues and a prominent anti-violence activist, discusses the world's fixation on security in her new book Insecure at Last: Losing It in Our Security-Obsessed World.Ms. Sheehan and Ms. Ensler also discuss the ways in which petitions, rallies, and marches can capture the attention of lawmakers, voters, and the news media.Leonard Lopate is host of the public radio talk show The Leonard Lopate Show, broadcast on WNYC.
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