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Mon October 1, 2012
Dominicans, Haitians Remember Parsley Massacre
Originally published on Mon October 1, 2012 10:05 am
October marks 75 years since a dark period in the Dominican Republic's history. In 1937, President Rafael Leonidas Trujillo ordered the execution of thousands of ethnic Haitians. Guest host Celeste Headlee discusses the "Parsley Massacre" with two noted authors, one Dominican and one Haitian: Julia Alvarez and Edwidge Danticat.