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Probe of Muslim Charities Hurts Donations

Many Muslims are shying away from making traditional donations to aid organizations, fearing they will be accused of supporting terrorism. The result: many feel they're failing to fulfill a holy obligation to give to charity. NPR's Madeleine Brand reports.

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Madeleine Brand
Madeleine Brand is the host of NPR’s newest and fastest-growing daily show, Day to Day. She conducts interviews with newsmakers (Iraqi politicians, US senators), entertainment figures (Bernardo Bertolluci, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Gervais), and the everyday people affected by the news (an autoworker laid off at GM, a mother whose son was killed in Iraq).