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The Lessons Learned From A Scholar's Incendiary Tweets

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The Lessons Learned From A Scholar's Incendiary Tweets

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The Lessons Learned From A Scholar's Incendiary Tweets

The Lessons Learned From A Scholar's Incendiary Tweets

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A debate over academic freedom of speech was ignited in summer 2014 when the University of Illinois rescinded a job offer to a professor over a controversial set of tweets about the Israel-Gaza conflict. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with the professor, Steven Salaita, about his experience.