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Audio: NPR: The Charlie Hebdo Controversy


Some prominent authors are critical of the PEN American Center’s decision to honor Charlie Hebdo staffers, saying the magazine denigrated the oppressed French Muslim population. On NPR’s All Things Considered, host Robert Siegel speaks to PEN President Andrew Solomon and author Francine Prose to learn their positions on the matter.

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