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Iranian Nobel Winner Suing U.S. over Memoir

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Iranian Nobel Winner Suing U.S. over Memoir

Iranian Nobel Winner Suing U.S. over Memoir

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NPR's Jackie Lyden reports on a lawsuit filed by Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi against the U.S. Department of Treasury. Ebadi wants an American literary agent to help her publish a memoir in the United States, but her ability to do so is restricted because of U.S. sanctions against her native country, Iran.