Congress makes Elmo cry by defunding Palestinian 'Sesame Street'

Sharqieh, Ibrahim
January 2012
Christian Science Monitor;1/31/2012, pN.PAG
In protest of the Palestinian statehood bid at the UN, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen froze $192 million in funding for USAID programs, including a Palestinian version of 'Sesame Street.' The move has not only jeopardized the show, but US Mideast policy.


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