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From the Archives: Street Actor Peter Coyote's Move to Motion Pictures.

Actor Peter Coyote. It was once said of him that he "came from nowhere and was working his way back." Coyote was active in San Francisco street theater during the 1960's, and was part of the diggers, a group who ran a free store and gave out free meals in Golden Gate Park. He was Chairman of the California Arts Council for eight years and returned to acting in films during the 1980's, ("Jagged Edge," "E.T.," and "Outrageous Fortune." ) Lately, Coyote can be seen in films from Europe: Roman Polanski's "Bitter Moon" and Pedro Almodovar's "Kika." REBROADCAST FROM 9/6/90.


Other segments from the episode on May 13, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 13, 1994: Interview with Jeanne Moreau; Interview with Peter Coyote; Review of Susan J. Douglas's book "Where the Girls Are."


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