2011 PEN Freedom to Write Lecture

Nigerian author Wole Soyinka talked about censorship and “a writer’s purpose and responsibility in a climate of forced silence… read more

Nigerian author Wole Soyinka talked about censorship and “a writer’s purpose and responsibility in a climate of forced silence and intolerance.”

The Sixth Annual Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture was part of the PEN World Voices Festival. It was co-sponsored by LIVE from the New York Public Library, were it was held in New York City. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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2011 PEN Freedom to Write Lecture

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Program ID:
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 31, 2011

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  • Jul 31, 2011 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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