His whole life, Walid Waked had been told that his great grandfather invented the Arabic typewriter. And then, one day, he learned that another family - the Haddads - believed they invented it. Produced for Kerning Cultures, a radio documentary about the contested history of the Arabic typewriter.
Co-produced by Hebah Fisher, with editorial support by Dana Ballout, Zeina Dowidar and Nadeen Shaker. Sound design by Mohamad Khreizat.