Is this still happening?YES!
The "L.A. Times Protest" is still on!RaginApache says that we will have many College Republicans, and PUMAs -- and JDL, and FReepers, and anyone ELSE who would like to join us --all starting at 9 am!
Fourth Update: Now comes the most decisive proof of all, thanks to a reader of this blog. It is a 48-minute radio documentary entitled "The Gun and the Olive Branch: The Palestine Liberation Organization," produced in 1979 for Pacifica in Berkeley, California. The production is overwhelmingly sympathetic to the PLO, and it features Rashid Khalidi from Beirut. Download it here (mp3), or go here and listen to it in a media player.
Khalidi is given an affiliation by the narrator five times, as follows (with the elapsed time in parentheses):
"Rashid Khalidi, interviewed in Beirut, is an official spokesperson for the Palestinian news service Wafa" (7:34)These references to Khalidi's role in Wafa confirm the subsequent identification of him in 1982 by Tom Friedman in the New York Times as "a director of the Palestinian press agency, Wafa" (see above). This report has been wrongly dismissed as erroneous. Not only is it now shown to be entirely accurate, but Khalidi's role at Wafa now appears to have been sustained over some years...
"PLO spokesperson Rashid Khalidi" (11:45)
"Rashid Khalidi, official spokesperson for the PLO" (21:00)
"Rashid Khalidi, interviewed at the headquarters of the PLO in Beirut" (29:57))
"Rashid Khalidi is the leading spokesperson for the PLO news agency, Wafa" (32:51)
Release the "Obama-Khalidi" video NOW -- PING!
Did y’all wrap it up early? Because I drove by around 11am and no one was there.