Dunya Mikhail - "Passport"


Poet Dunya Mikhail was born in Baghdad in 1965. Famous for the subversive use of symbolism in her poetry, Dunya fled Iraq in the mid-1990s after discovering her name was on Saddam Hussein’s list of enemies. The Michigan resident describes the impact of poetry on her journey to becoming Iraqi-American.

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Title: Dunya Mikhail - "Passport"

Type: Segment

Subject(s): Iraq/Afghanistan

Public Broadcasting Station or Institution: DPTV

Original Broadcast/Publish Date: 10/28/2011

Runtime: 00:03:14

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