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"A Huey P. Newton Story" and Roger Guenveur Smith.

Actor Roger Guenveur Smith stars in the one-man stage show "A Huey P. Newton Story." Drawing from Newton's own writings and interviews, Smith performs in character as Huey Newton, the co-founder of The Black Panther Party. Roger Guenveur Smith has appeared in a number of Spike Lee films including: "Do The Right Thing," "Malcolm X," "He Got Game," and "School Daze." His other film credits include: "Tales from the Hood," "Poetic Justice," "King of New York," and "Panther."


Other segments from the episode on May 17, 1999

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 17, 1999: Interview with Janeane Garofalo and Ben Stiller; Interview with Roger Guenver Smith; Review of Sleater-Kinney's album "The Hot Rock."


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