Welcome! Log In Create A New Profile

Advanced

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF
May 04, 2012 12:21PM
I finally got the truck trip vid to run smoothly. My connection must have been messed up. Sure was interesting to be able to travel to all those places. Funny, even though I have had the hounds since 1970, and had an interest in the area, because it is so diverse, but not till the war-s there did my interest become strong. I guess because seeing and hearing about it in the news, and all the complications there, with tribes and all did it really get interesting. The war in 91' started my interest, but vaguely. I got books out of the library to learn about some things. like the Marsh Arabs living IN wetlands in the south of Iraq, and the Persian Gulf. PBS recently did a show about them being restored, and Even today, there is tension, with scientists needing to travel with armed private contractor security, and leaving before dawn and varying their route to try to avoid trouble, and tribes arguing over whether they can travel in one area controlled by one of them, like Many years ago, and this is the Shiite area who were helped by the war, like around Basra where the Brits controlled.

I had heard about Saddam draining the marshes back in the 90's, and pictures, like of the canals he had built, and he did some really bad things, but now, like you mentioned the Partition of areas, seems like we added to the problems. I was struck when I learned about India and Pakistan's troubles long ago, when Muslims and Hindus had their conflicts, and 1 Mil were killed, and their migrations. I drifted from religions many yrs ago, and glad I did, and feel like an outsider, looking in to the problems, and want No part of them.

The Marsh Arabs reminded me of the explorer Thor Heyerdahl, who had reed boats made to sail the Atlantic, to see if people from the east could have come to the Americas before Columbus. It was the RA Expeditions, and done twice. He is famous for sailing a balsa wood raft from islands in the Pacific to western S America.

Around there is an ad in the beginning and about 9Min in, but then to and then back to the show.


[www.pbs.org]



Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 05/04/2012 01:20PM by VF.
Subject Author Views Posted

Greyhound Rescue...

VF 1104 April 02, 2012 06:01PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 371 April 02, 2012 06:43PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

silver fox 299 April 04, 2012 04:19PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 316 April 04, 2012 04:45PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 415 April 05, 2012 03:09PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

silver fox 330 April 06, 2012 08:55AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

Helena 353 April 06, 2012 10:26AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 298 April 06, 2012 11:30AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 272 April 08, 2012 10:17AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 274 April 08, 2012 06:04PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 253 April 16, 2012 09:34AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

Helena 258 April 16, 2012 10:33AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 284 April 16, 2012 12:19PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

Helena 272 April 16, 2012 09:38PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 297 April 17, 2012 10:10PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

Helena 262 April 27, 2012 10:09PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 242 April 28, 2012 03:14AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 271 April 18, 2012 09:23AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

Helena 295 April 27, 2012 10:07PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 291 April 28, 2012 11:04AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

Helena 400 May 02, 2012 08:59PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 288 May 03, 2012 02:47PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 432 May 04, 2012 12:21PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 310 April 18, 2012 04:06PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

Helena 315 April 27, 2012 10:49PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 291 April 16, 2012 03:04PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

Helena 294 April 16, 2012 09:46PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 244 April 17, 2012 10:12PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 352 April 16, 2012 03:02PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 248 April 16, 2012 05:13PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 282 April 16, 2012 08:53PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 324 June 06, 2012 03:35PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

silver fox 299 June 11, 2012 03:18PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 309 June 11, 2012 05:21PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 246 June 12, 2012 10:43AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 261 June 12, 2012 02:10PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 270 June 12, 2012 02:51PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 245 June 12, 2012 02:59PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 261 June 12, 2012 03:50PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 264 June 13, 2012 02:21AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 287 June 13, 2012 03:20AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 278 June 13, 2012 11:31AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 257 June 13, 2012 12:15PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 279 June 13, 2012 12:28PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 259 June 13, 2012 12:38PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 260 June 13, 2012 12:52PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 281 June 16, 2012 01:46PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 295 June 17, 2012 12:42PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 254 June 17, 2012 09:34PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 241 June 17, 2012 09:59PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 269 June 17, 2012 08:03PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 259 June 17, 2012 09:32PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 271 June 17, 2012 09:50PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 305 June 18, 2012 12:22AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 253 June 18, 2012 04:52PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 298 June 18, 2012 05:57PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 292 June 19, 2012 12:45PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 245 June 19, 2012 02:29PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 245 June 19, 2012 02:42PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 240 June 19, 2012 03:11PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 258 June 21, 2012 05:29AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 247 June 21, 2012 09:15AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 287 June 21, 2012 11:34AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 227 June 21, 2012 04:30PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 259 June 21, 2012 04:37PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 260 June 22, 2012 08:41AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 301 June 22, 2012 08:48AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 253 June 22, 2012 01:19PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 252 June 22, 2012 02:21PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 268 June 22, 2012 02:32PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 280 June 22, 2012 04:06PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 272 June 23, 2012 07:05AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 234 June 19, 2012 02:23PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 249 June 19, 2012 02:46PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 275 June 19, 2012 03:17PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 270 June 19, 2012 04:48PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 257 June 20, 2012 01:45AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 253 June 20, 2012 11:01AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 271 June 20, 2012 03:42PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 255 June 20, 2012 05:32PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 265 June 19, 2012 01:31AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 267 June 21, 2012 05:08AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

Jayne S 267 June 21, 2012 12:25PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 270 June 22, 2012 05:11AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 265 June 22, 2012 08:24AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 257 June 22, 2012 08:09PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 257 June 23, 2012 06:59AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 273 June 23, 2012 12:29PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 248 June 24, 2012 01:14AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 260 June 24, 2012 05:29AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 258 June 24, 2012 10:54AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 253 June 24, 2012 04:06PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 233 June 24, 2012 04:27PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 265 June 24, 2012 04:37PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 246 June 24, 2012 05:07PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 249 June 24, 2012 10:09PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 278 June 25, 2012 12:39AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 245 June 25, 2012 04:30AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 249 June 25, 2012 04:43AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 228 June 25, 2012 12:53PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 263 June 25, 2012 02:58PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 229 June 25, 2012 05:29PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 256 June 25, 2012 06:19PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 233 June 26, 2012 01:08AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 241 June 25, 2012 03:29PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 223 June 26, 2012 01:13AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 251 June 26, 2012 01:39AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 226 June 26, 2012 01:46AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 216 June 26, 2012 12:42PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 228 June 26, 2012 01:25PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 244 June 27, 2012 12:21AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 237 June 26, 2012 12:39PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 229 June 26, 2012 07:24PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 246 June 27, 2012 12:28AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 230 June 27, 2012 12:53AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 342 June 27, 2012 05:59PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 227 June 27, 2012 08:01AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 220 June 27, 2012 06:14PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 235 June 27, 2012 06:30PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 268 June 28, 2012 12:46AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 235 June 28, 2012 12:52AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 242 June 28, 2012 01:39AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 250 June 28, 2012 02:13AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 247 June 28, 2012 02:43AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 243 June 29, 2012 02:41AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 225 June 28, 2012 08:21AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 258 June 29, 2012 02:42AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 248 June 28, 2012 11:05AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 254 June 29, 2012 02:44AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 268 June 28, 2012 03:53PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 231 June 29, 2012 03:30AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 271 June 28, 2012 05:57PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 236 June 29, 2012 03:31AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 239 June 28, 2012 08:12PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 229 June 29, 2012 03:33AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 257 June 29, 2012 12:43AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 265 June 29, 2012 03:37AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 239 June 29, 2012 08:24AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 234 June 29, 2012 09:08AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 265 June 29, 2012 03:31PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 263 June 29, 2012 06:55PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 255 June 30, 2012 01:09AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 256 June 30, 2012 04:59PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 266 June 30, 2012 11:27PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 241 June 30, 2012 09:57PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 358 June 30, 2012 11:29PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 246 July 01, 2012 01:13AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 275 July 01, 2012 04:24AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 274 July 01, 2012 08:39AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 256 July 01, 2012 11:23AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 251 July 01, 2012 05:24PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 250 July 01, 2012 07:24PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 265 July 01, 2012 10:13PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 248 July 02, 2012 12:56AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 275 July 02, 2012 03:04AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 214 July 02, 2012 05:53AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 208 July 02, 2012 08:41AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 234 July 01, 2012 08:51PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 248 July 02, 2012 03:06AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 242 July 02, 2012 05:58AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 227 July 02, 2012 08:48AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 226 July 02, 2012 10:18AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 218 July 02, 2012 02:42PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 221 July 02, 2012 05:38PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 219 July 02, 2012 05:34PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 229 July 02, 2012 05:54PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 218 July 03, 2012 05:29AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 219 July 03, 2012 06:10AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 221 July 03, 2012 02:47PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 224 July 02, 2012 06:26AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 302 July 03, 2012 08:51AM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

silver fox 226 July 03, 2012 01:41PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

ron 231 July 03, 2012 02:00PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 232 July 03, 2012 02:38PM

Re: Greyhound Rescue...

VF 363 July 03, 2012 09:25PM



We're sorry, but you must register to post in this forum. This is the only way we can keep spammers out. You can remain totally anonymous, and we will keep your email address completely confidential.

Click here to login