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Wednesday, May 18, 2005

New TV Show, 30 Days, to Examine Bias Against Muslims

Morgan Spurlock, director of "Super Size Me", has a new reality TV series called 30 Days, "which places people in a variety of unfamiliar circumstances for 30 days."

In one episode, Spurlock "filmed a 'fundamentalist Christian' man living as a Muslim to find out what it's like to face the prejudice that many Muslims in America deal with since Sept. 11." Spurlock noted, "a Muslim in America... is seen every day as a threat to our freedom simply because of their color, their race, their religion." He further added, "the transformation this guy [i.e., the "fundamentalist Christian"] goes through in 30 days is miraculous, it's incredible."

The series will air on the FX Network. Please click here for the complete article.

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