By the time Amy Goodman spoke to a standing room only crowd at Vancouver’s Public Library on Wednesday, November 25, there was one thing on everyone’s mind: the 2010 Olympics.
Goodman’s talk started over an hour late, because the US radio host was detained by Canadian Border Services Agency, who asked her if she would be talking about the Olympics during her speech.
“I’m embarrassed, cause as some people who know me know, I’m not a real sports fan,” said Goodman, who said her knowledge of the 2010 Olympics was “exactly zero.”
“To say the least I’m very taken aback by what I just went through, very shocked to be asked what I was going to talk about, and to see my colleagues computers being gone through” at the border, she said, before proceeding with her talk.
Camera – Carlos Melendez and Driss Abassi
Editing – Franklin López
Text – Dawn Paley
Updated April 1, 2013
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Recorded November 19, 2009, at All Saints Church in Pasadena, CA
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