Kurdistan

Daniel speaks with photojournalist Susan Meiselas (my-sell-us) who spent the past seven years traveling across the Middle East, gathering old photos and other mementos that chronicle the story of the Kurdish ethnic group over the past century. At 20 million people, the Kurds are the largest ethnic group in the world without a homeland. Meiselas has just published her collection called Kurdistan: In the Shadow of History. She has also started a web-site where she has posted old photographs and in which she asks scholars and people of Kurdish descent to contribute to this virtual history. (www.akakurdistan.com) The book is published by Random House, NY.

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