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Bearing Witness In Iran Weighs Heavily On Cohen

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Bearing Witness In Iran Weighs Heavily On Cohen

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Bearing Witness In Iran Weighs Heavily On Cohen

Bearing Witness In Iran Weighs Heavily On Cohen

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Roger Cohen, columnist for The New York Times, says he left a chunk of himself back in Tehran. He covered the Iranian presidential election for the paper, and wrote op-eds about the country before he left, from Tehran and after his return to the U.S.

Cohen talks about how the protests and crackdown he witnessed in Iran changed his opinion about whether or not the U.S. should still reach out to Iran.

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