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A Journalist Tries to Solve a Murder Mystery in Post-Revolution Philippines

Author and journalist and NPR reporter Alan Berlow's new book is "Dead Season: A Story of Murder and Revenge on the Philippine Island of Negros." It's an investigation into a massacre of a peasant family which was linked to a series of interrelated crimes. Berlow also examines the broader problems facing the Philippines and the impact of American colonialism and imperialism.


Other segments from the episode on July 1, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 1, 1996: Interview with Alan Berlow; Interview with David Quammen; Review of Everything But the Girl's album "Walking Wounded."


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