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After Years Of War, Rebuilding Iraq's Libraries

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Baghdad has an incredible tradition of libraries and learning, but the war in Iraq left many of its libraries burned and looted. Now, there will be a new library in the Iraqi capital. Weekends on All Things Considered host Jacki Lyden Jacki Lyden talks with architect Amir Mousawi, whose firm drew up dramatic design plans for the new Baghdad Library.
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