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How Do You Settle Accounts with Torturers?

Reporter Lawrence Weschler. Weschler is a staff writer for the "New Yorker," where he writes on human rights, political, and cultural issues. Weschler's new book, "A Miracle, A Universe: Settling Accounts with Torturers," (published by Pantheon) looks at how victims of torture in Brazil and Uruguay worked to bring their captors activities to light (portions of the book ran as a five-part series in the New Yorker). Weschler's earlier books include "The Passion of Poland," and "Shapinsky's Karma."

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Other segments from the episode on April 16, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 16, 1990: Interview with Lawrence Weschler; Review of Ornette Coleman's albums "New York is Now" and "Love Call"; Interview with Oscar Hijuelos; Review of the…

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