Sesame Street is broadcast in more than 140 countries around the world. It was recently stated that the Sesame Street theme song was used during torture sessions at Guantanamo Bay. (Photo by charmcitygavin on Flickr)

Sweeping The Clouds Away: ‘Sesame Street’ Composer Learns Of His Music’s Role At Gitmo

(MintPress) – A new Al Jazeera documentary exploring the role of music in the torture of detainees at Guantanamo Bay has struck a chord for composer Christopher Cerf. Over the span of 40 years, Cerf has written the music for Public Broadcasting Station’s (PBS) “Sesame Street” – the historic children’s show that relies on upbeat and lighthearted […]