'Death of Klinghoffer' protests: Does opera promote humanity or obscenity? (+video)

October 22, 2014 3:22 AM

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'Death of Klinghoffer' protests: Does opera promote humanity or obscenity? (+video)

Protesters say the Metropolitan Opera's 'The Death of Klinghoffer' rewrites history and glorifies terrorism, but others say art can help people see humanity in their enemies.

New York — In the opening chorus of “The Death of Klinghoffer,” the controversial opera that opened to outraged denunciations Monday at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, a group of weary Palestinian women lament the loss of their fathers’ houses, “Where, on a hot day, one could sit in shade under ...

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