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The Sixth Annual Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture: Wole Soyinka

May 1, 2011 | New York Public Library | New York City
With Wole Soyinka

Co-sponsored by LIVE from the New York Public Library

Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Nigerian poet-dramatist, Wole Soyinka, writes: “Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress the truth.” He offers a thoughtful examination of censorship—and a writer’s purpose and responsibility in a climate of forced silences and intolerance.

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