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Elia Kazan Discusses His Life and Career

Film and theater director Elia Kazan made a number of classic movies, including A Streetcar Named Desire, On the Waterfront, and East of Eden. He co-founded the Actors Studio with Lee Strasberg, and helped develop method acting. His new memoir, Elia Kazan: A Life, includes reflections on his cooperation with HUAC's investigation of communists in the entertainment industry.


Other segments from the episode on November 25, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 25, 1988: Interview with Elia Kazan; Commentary on music from New Orleans; Interview with Stuart Allan; Commentary on AIDS activism through art.


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