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Remembering August Wilson

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Theater-goers across America are mourning the passing of acclaimed playwright August Wilson. Wilson died last Sunday in Seattle from liver cancer. WBUR's Theater critic Bill Marx reviewed all of the ten plays in August Wilson's cycle examining the African American experience in the 20th century. He has these thoughts about Wilson's place in American drama.

This program aired on October 5, 2005. The audio for this program is not available.

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