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Documentary Filmmaker Errol Morris on Stephen Hawking

Morris's films include, "The Thin Blue Line," a movie credited with helping to free an innocent man from death row, and "Gates of Heaven." His latest film is "A Brief History of Time," about the work and life of physicist Stephen Hawking. Hawking has ALS, a muscle-wasting disease, which has taken away much of his ability to move. But his billiant mind has been untouched by the disease. Hawking wrote a book about the birth and fate of the universe that was a bestseller, "A Brief History of Time."




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Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 11, 1992: Interview with Toma Longinovic; Review of Julia Blackburn's book "The Emperor's Last Island"; Interview with Errol Morris; Review of a CD of the Lydian…


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