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A Life Beyond the Seminary

Before becoming a Pulitzer Prize-winning style writer for the Washington Post, Paul Hendrickson entered the seminary--just before Vatican II began to transform the Catholic Church. He left weeks before the time came to say his priesthood vows, and writes about the experience in his memoir, Seminary.


Other segments from the episode on July 10, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 10, 1987: Interview with Paul Hendrickson; Commentary on Irish ballads; Interview with Merrill Markoe; Review of the summer movie season.


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