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Giridharadas: 'No One ... Is Living Country Music Values'

NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 — Journalist Anand Giridharadas talks to NYU's Jack Tchen about the U.S. working class milieu he explored for his new book The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas, which relates a violent encounter between a Bangladeshi immigrant and a white supremacist immediately after 9/11. (5 min., 49 sec.)

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 /  New York
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 /  New York
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