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From the Archives: Remembering Robertson Davies.

Canadian author Robertson Davies. He died last weekend at the age of 82, from a stroke. Terry talked with him earlier this year upon the publication of his novel, The Cunning Man (Viking) The Washington Post called it "one of [the] author's most entertaining and satisfying novels." Davies had three successive careers. He began as an actor, then was a journalist and newspaper publisher, and in 1981 retired as professor of the Massy college at the University of Toronto. Davies wrote more than thirty books. (REBROADCAST from 2/23/95)

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Other segments from the episode on December 8, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 8, 1995: Obituary for Robertson Davies; Obituary for James Reston; Review of The Velvet Underground's album "Peel Slowly and See," Part 2.

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