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Up to Date - 2/3/2009
Azar Nafisi on Things I've Been Silent About: Memories

Today, Azar Nafisi joins Steve Kraske to talk about the changes her homeland underwent from her childhood until she left to come to the United States to live in 1997. From the powerful personality of her mother who served in Parliament while her father, once mayor of Tehran, sat in jail to the family secrets she kept, Nafisi explains how she went from writing about the repression and outrages in her country to, "writing about private betrayals, implicating myself and those close to me in ways I had never imagined."
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