Iraqi Tea House a Safe Haven for Intellectuals NPR's Guy Raz in Baghdad reports on one of the Iraqi capital's oldest and most famous tea houses. Artists and educators gather each day at the Al-Zahawi tea house. Under Saddam Hussein's rule, they only talked politics in whispers.
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Iraqi Tea House a Safe Haven for Intellectuals

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NPR's Guy Raz in Baghdad reports on one of the Iraqi capital's oldest and most famous tea houses. Artists and educators gather each day at the Al-Zahawi tea house. Under Saddam Hussein's rule, they only talked politics in whispers.