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Op-Ed: What Exhumation Means For A Legacy

Apr 15, 2013 (Talk of the Nation) — Chilean poet Pablo Neruda was exhumed in early April, with the goal of discovering whether the poet's death was from prostate cancer or poison. In a The New York Times op-ed, Amherst College professor Ilan Stavans argues that Neruda's legacy is more important than the way he died.

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