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Marley's 'Exodus' 30 Years Later

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Marley's 'Exodus' 30 Years Later

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Marley's 'Exodus' 30 Years Later

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Thirty years ago, reggae superstar Bob Marley released his highly acclaimed album "Exodus."

Veteran music journalist Vivien Goldman says it was a response to a politically motivated attempt on Marley's life.

Farai Chideya talks with Goldman, author of The Book of Exodus: The Making and Meaning of Bob Marley and the Wailers' Album of the Century.