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Athol Fugard Discusses His Latest Play.

South African playwright and actor Athol Fugard. For years Fugard fought apartheid on the stage in his plays including "My Children! My Children," "The Blood Knot," (in which he put a black actor alongside a white actor on the same stage) and "Sizwe Banzi is Dead." For his efforts Fugard's passport was revoked, and he was put under virtual house arrest from 1967-1971. His new play "Valley Song" is his first play in the post-apartheid Africa.


Other segments from the episode on October 19, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 19, 1995: Interview with Athol Fugard; Interview with Jimmy Tingle; Review of the television programs "Prime Suspect" and "Homicide: Life on the Street."


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