Letters: Native Women, Gates and Halberstam Melissa Block and Robert Siegel read from listeners' e-mail. We hear response to our story on the violence suffered by American Indian and Alaska native women. We also hear reactions to our interview with Melinda Gates, and praise for Scott Simon's essay on journalist and author David Halberstam.
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Letters: Native Women, Gates and Halberstam

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Letters: Native Women, Gates and Halberstam

Letters: Native Women, Gates and Halberstam

Letters: Native Women, Gates and Halberstam

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Melissa Block and Robert Siegel read from listeners' e-mail.

The submissions include responses to our story on the violence suffered by American Indian and Alaska native women — 1 in 3 of whom will be raped in her lifetime, according to an Amnesty International report.

We also hear reaction to our interview with Melinda Gates, and praise for Scott Simon's essay on journalist and author David Halberstam.