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Published on Jan 12, 2011
Amiri Baraka is the author of more than 40 books of essays, poems, drama and music history and criticism. He has recited poetry and lectured on cultural and political issues extensively in the U.S., the Caribbean, Africa and Europe.
This UVA NewsMakers episode features his talk entitled "Democracy, War and the Responsibility of Intellectuals in a Bushwacked America" and was recorded on September 24, 2002.
UVA NewsMakers is a speakers series that provides an opportunity for a wider audience to hear notable speakers and scholars who are either University of Virginia faculty or visiting The University. This public service program is produced by the Strategic Communications Audio & Visual Group within University of Virginia Public Affairs.