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Poet Behbahani Writes for Peace Amid Iran's Political Turmoil

Farzaneh Milani teaches at the University of Virginia, specializing in women writers in Iran. She also translates the work of Simin Behbahani, Iran's foremost living poet who was recently banned from traveling outside the country. 4:16

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