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R3Arts: Religion and Politics, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Fawzia Koofi

February 17th, 2012

Episode 90 of 1341 episodes

With Anne McElvoy. We discuss the fraught relationship between religion and politics. Anne Karpf reviews the Oscar-nominated Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. A look at the friendship of Piet Mondrian and Ben Nicholson. And politician Fawzia Koofi outlines her one woman fight to lead Afghanistan into the future.

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