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"An American Bride in Kabul: A Memoir"

Phyllis Chesler

About the Program

Phyllis Chesler talks about her marriage to an Afghan man and her experiences living in Afghanistan during the early 1960s.  Once in Afghanistan, Chesler, a Jew, became part of a harem and learned about what life was like for many Afghan women living under the rule of Muslim fundamentalists.  She spoke at Books & Books in Coral Gables, Florida. 

About the Authors

Phyllis Chesler

Phyllis Chesler is an emerita professor of psychology and women's studies at City University of New York.  She is co-founder of the Association for Women in Psychology and the International Committee for Women of the Wall.  Prof. Chesler is the author of "Women and Madness" and "Letters to a Young Feminist."  For more information, visit:    





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"An American Bride in Kabul: A Memoir"

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Past Airings

  • Saturday, March 22nd at 3:30pm (ET)
  • Sunday, March 9th at 12:15am (ET)
  • Sunday, March 2nd at 8:30am (ET)
  • Monday, February 24th at 2am (ET)
  • Saturday, February 22nd at 9pm (ET)
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