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Author Jay Knarr featured on NPR and in Christian Science Monitor

May 12th, 2015

KSU Press author Jay Knarr is featured in two recent stories on NPR and in The Christian Science Monitor.

As Uruguay’s President Jose Mujica likes to say, his personal story seems like the stuff of fiction. He was a leftist guerrilla who was imprisoned for more than a decade. He’s known for driving a 1987 Volkswagen Beetle, wearing sandals to meetings and living in a simple farmhouse on the outskirts of the capital. …

Read the whole NPR story here.

In recent years, small Uruguay has seized a large slice of the region’s attention. Foreign reporters clamor to interview President José Mujica at his austere farmhouse. International observers scrutinize his social reforms, including a ground-breaking marijuana legalization law. And now President Mujica, a former guerrilla, is turning heads by offering to take in Guantánamo Bay detainees. …

Read the whole Christian Science Monitor story here.

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