Cincinnati Schools Reject Play About Teen Bomber

Paradise was meant to be a play based on the life and death of a Palestinian girl who carried out a suicide bombing at an Israeli marketplace, killing herself and a teenaged Israeli girl. The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park commissioned the play for the Ohio city's public schools. That plan was canceled because of opposition to the subject matter. Aileen LeBlanc reports.

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