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Liao Yiwu Howls Against the Chinese Government

Clip: 07/10/2013 | 6m 15s

After the massacre at Tiananmen Square in 1989, poet Liao Yiwu responded in anger and sadness with a powerful poem that become popular among activists. But his verse led to his imprisonment. Jeffrey Brown talks to the poet about his work and time in prison, recounted in his new memoir, "For a Song and a Hundred Songs."

Aired: 07/10/13

Rating: NR

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