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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright David Mamet Reflects on "Passover"

Mamet's new novel is a conversation between a grandmother and granddaughter preparing a traditional Passover meal. The grandmother reveals the horrific family history of living through the Polish Pogroms. Mamet also wrote Glengarry Glen Ross, Writing in Restaurants, and the screenplays for The Untouchables and Hoffa.


Other segments from the episode on March 15, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 15, 1995: Interview with Peter Falk; Interview with David Mamet; Review of Anne Frank's book "The Diary of a Young Girl."


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