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Iraqi Theater in the Recovery Stage

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Iraqi Theater in the Recovery Stage

Iraqi Theater in the Recovery Stage

Iraqi Theater in the Recovery Stage

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Broke and struggling for survival, the National Theater of Iraq resumes production with a play banned in 2000 under Saddam Hussein. The author of Crazy from My Country spent 17 years in a mental hospital for opposing the old regime. NPR's Scott Simon reports.