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Lysistrata: 'Ancient' War Protest

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Lysistrata: 'Ancient' War Protest

Lysistrata: 'Ancient' War Protest

Lysistrata: 'Ancient' War Protest

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All over the world yesterday, voices rose in opposition to war in the form of theater. The ancient Greek play, Lysistrata tells the story of women who stop war by witholding sex from their husbands until they agree to lay down their arms. NPR's Margot Adler reports on some of those performances and the motives of the organizers.

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