PODCAST: On the Story with Trishna Begam: Covering Cuomo and the AG’s Report



Episode 21: A conversation with Giuliana Bruno and Louis Finley

Ep. 27 Saving Suneeta's Kids On The Story with Trishna Begam

Episode 27 focuses on the local and national effort to save four Afghan children. Suneeta, a legal permanent resident who lives in Albany, NY had been working to get her children to the U.S. from war torn Afghanistan. Sara Lowry, a staff attorney with the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants details the case and the painstaking work that went into getting all four children to safety. Also featured in this episode, Alex Plitsas, a national security professional, U.S. Army combat veteran of the Iraq War. He also served in Afghanistan as a Defense Civilian Intelligence Officer and worked at the Pentagon. Plitsas discusses how he heard about Suneeta's story, why he got involved, his efforts with the Digital Dunkirk movement and how he ultimately helped the children get out of Afghanistan with the help of people on the ground. You can follow Alex at https://twitter.com/alexplitsas You can help USCRI provide critical support for newly arriving Afghan families, including Suneeta: https://refugees.org/donate-afghanistan-assistance/ News10 Stories: Albany mom pleads for children’s safety as Taliban moves into Kabul Together at last: Local Afghan mother reunited with children — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/onthestory-trishna-begam/message
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(NEWS10) – This week’s guests are two NEWS10 reporters who have been covering the governor’s sexual harassment allegations extensively, Giuliana Bruno and Louis Finley share their insights from into the Attorney General’s report that was released August 3, their experience covering the executive chamber and what could happen next.

We recorded this conversation on Sunday 8/8.  On Tuesday,  at 11:45 the governor Cuomo made the announcement he would be resigning.

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