Friday, Nov. 3, 2017
Published November 3, 2017
34 min
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    When a waiter at an Iraqi restaurant in Portland, Ore., was attacked, the eatery’s owner saw it as an act of hate. But as details emerged about the man who did it, the story became far more complicated. Guests: Dave Philipps, who covers veterans and the military for The New York Times; Ghaith Sahib, the owner of  the restaurant; Roberta Bello, the mother of the assailant, Damien Rodriguez; Jimmy Gentile, who served under Mr. Rodriguez in the Marine Corps. For more information on today’s episode, visit
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