July 29, 2009
NPR’s national show Talk of the Nation did an extended interview with Ned Holstein, MD based on our co-authored Baltimore Sun column The violence we ignore (7/16/09). To listen to the audio of the show, click here. NPR’s write-up is below: The Violence We Ignore NPR/Talk of the Nation, July 20, 2009 Earlier this month, football star Steve McNair was shot dead by his girlfriend in an apparent murder-suicide.
In a recent article for The Baltimore Sun, co-author Ned Holstein points out that many news sources failed to mention that this was a tragic case of domestic violence, in which the male was the victim. Holstein talks about his article, “The Violence We Ignore,” and why cases of men victimized by their wives and girlfriends are often overlooked.