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Sam Shepard

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Playwright, actor and director Sam Shepard

Playwright, actor and director Sam Shepard has a new book of short stories, Great Dream of Heaven. Shepard won a Pulitzer Prize for his play Buried Child and was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as legendary test pilot Chuck Yeager in The Right Stuff. This interview first aired Mar. 31, 1998.

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Playwright, Actor and Director Sam Shepard.

Playwright, Actor and Director Sam Shepard talks about how he got started in theater. Shepard won a Pulitzer for his play "Buried Child" and was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as Chuck Yeager in "The Right Stuff." Shepard stars in the new film "The Only Thrill."

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