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Dancer and Choreographer Bill T. Jones.

Dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones. He founded the acclaimed Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company with his partner and lover, Arnie Zane. Their partnership lasted 17 years until Zane's death in 1988 from AIDS-related complications. Jones has been a recipient of the MacArthur "Genius" Award. His recent work, "Still/Here" is what he terms a "poem" about death. It's based on a series of "survival workshops" he conducted with people across the country who are dealing with illness and death. "Still/Here" will be the focus of a Bill Moyer's special in October. Jones has also published a memoir, Bill T. Jones: Last Night on Earth (with Peggy Gillespie, published by Pantheon).

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Other segments from the episode on September 7, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 7, 1995: Interviews with Amrita Basu and Vicky Que; Interview with Bill T. Jones; Commentary on Cui Jian.

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