Arts & Life
3:46 pm
Sun September 18, 2005

Listen to Alabama Life from 9-18-2005

September 17 was US Constitution Day, designed to educate the public about the constitution of the United States. It was ratified more than two centuries ago. Now another constitutional debate is occurring, but this time in Iraq. Many Iraqis in America are hoping to cast their vote. One of them is a professor at Jacksonville State University in Calhoun County, Alabama. Also, storyteller and author Kathryn Tucker Windham remembers Joe Smitherman, former mayor of Selma, Alabama. Plus we have a look at the APR Events calendar.

Click the MP3 link above to listen to the whole show, or click below for individual segments.

[LISTEN - 10:59]
Many Iraqis in America are hoping to cast their vote for the new Iraq constitution. Butler Cain talks with Safaa Al-Hamdani, a professor at Jacksonville State University.

[LISTEN - 2:12]
Concerts, Fall and Hobbit Day? Here's the Events Calendar for this week. (And if you're curious to find out what else is happening, click here for the full Events Calendar, including information about submitting your own events.

[LISTEN - 6:43]
Storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham remembers Joe Smitherman, the former mayor of Selma, Alabama.