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Worldview 6.12.12

Trita Parsi listens to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad via video conferencing from New York at the National Press Club in Washington in September of 2007. (AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Tuesday on Worldview:

Middle East expert Trita Parsi talks about his latest book, A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama’s Diplomacy with Iran.

Then, Worldview asks: Are we prejudiced against people with certain accents? Do we draw assumptions or associate images with specific foreign accents? Socio-linguist Janet Sedlar explains some common accent-based prejudices.

Call us if you’ve ever been discriminated against or rewarded because of how you talk. Call 312-923-9239 to share your story.

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