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Writer Gunter Grass on Political Strife in Germany

Some consider Grass Germany's greatest contemporary writer, both for his fiction -- including The Tin Drum -- and for his political essays. Grass argued for years against against German reunification because of the hatred and resentment he was afraid it would unleash; he believes his fears have since come to pass.

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Other segments from the episode on December 16, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 16, 1992: Interview with Gunter Grass; Review of the Merveilles du Passé CD series; Interview with Aljean Harmetz; Review of Mel Torme's album "Christmas Songs."

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