Günter Grass and Israel - What are the Limits of Artistic License?
April 13, 2012
Nobel literature laureate Günter Grass unleashed a storm of protest after publishing a poem accusing Israel of endangering world peace - and of planning a nuclear strike against Iran.
A writer harshly criticizing the government of Israel, a close political partner of his native Germany. What are the limits of artistic license? And what role do artists play in today’s political arena?