Tidbits of Arabic News translated into English

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

North Carolina in the Arabic News

The BBC Arabic was reporting on how in the 1960's, the US almost dropped an atomic bomb over North Carolina. North Carolina was on the Arabic news!

But they did not show a map of the state, and they did not mention the great city where the catastrophe almost happened (Goldsboro.) If you ever go to Goldsboro, you can now marvel at the thought that all this might have been obliterated, and you should especially visit the hospital.

They interviewed this special analyst, and he kept saying 'North Carolina' (in Arabic):

And they showed all these dramatic photos of smoke:

Now, couldn't they have shown some pretty pictures of North Carolina itself?

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