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The Hazara ethnic group were forced into exile by the Taliban.
The Hazara ethnic group were forced into exile by the Taliban.
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Copywright Zalmai. 2008.

September 25, 2012 Show

Hassina Sherjan, a frequent guest from Afghanistan, tells Dick that Kabul has gotten safer, and that she often goes out at night for poetry recitals. Also in this show: an Afghan photographer who returned 22 years after he left as a refugee; two women who greet returning U.S. soldiers at the Dallas/ Fort Worth airport; poet Naomi Shihab Nye on maamoul cookies; and a 24-hour music festival.

Music

"Lookout for Hope" by Jerry Douglas; "L'oiseau de bois" and "Stopover in Djibouti" by Anouar Brahem; and festival music recorded in Jerusalem.

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