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Publisher and Poet James Laughlin.

James Laughlin, founder and editor of New Directions Books, a small publishing house that has brought out the work of avant-garde poets like Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams. Laughlin is himself a poet and an authority on Ezra Pound.

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Other segments from the episode on November 17, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 17, 1987: Interview with Ron Powers; Commentary on Sam Cooke; Interview with James Laughlin; Review of Peter Dickinson's novel "Perfect Gallows."

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