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March 11, 2019

In ‘Twice Born,’ author Aatish Taseer explores the impact of caste in today's India

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Aatish Taseer talks with The World's Marco Werman about his experiences with caste in modern-day India and describes one of the most revealing moments from his new book, "The Twice Born: Life and Death on the Ganges." Produced by: The World staff. Image credit: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters.

Aired March 8, 2019

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Michael L
10:20 PM 11 March 2019
This is fascinating to listen to. I thought things were bad in the United States, but the concept of caste takes racism to a whole new level! I find this truly disgusting! It's hard to believe that this goes on the 21st century.
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Martin D
4:50 PM 11 March 2019
Good one!!
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