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This poet put the plight of the Yazidi women into words

Clip: 12/28/2018 | 5m 11s Video has closed captioning.

Learning about the horrors endured by Yazidi women at the hands of the Islamic State awakened something personal for Iraqi-American poet and former journalist Dunya Mikhail. In her book "The Beekeeper," she shares first-hand accounts of their pain and heroism. Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 12/28/18

Rating: NR

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