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Arun Venugopal

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'Legacy of Violence' documents the dark side of the British Empire

By by 1920, the British Empire covered 24% of the Earth's land mass. Historian Caroline Elkins says British rulers portrayed themselves as benevolent, but used systematic violence to maintain control.

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A journalist revisits her parents' activism in 'They Said They Wanted Revolution'

Neda Toloui-Semnani shares the story of her parents, two Iranian students who met at Berkeley in 1969 and later, in Iran, worked to build a more democratic nation. Her father was executed in 1983.

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