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Rediscovering Paul Robeson.

Today is the 100th anniversary of the birth of the great African-American singer, actor and political activist Paul Robeson. Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz reviews his recording of "Songs of Free Men" (Sony's Masterworks Heritage series).

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Other segments from the episode on April 9, 1998

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 9, 1998: Interview with Ben Folds; Commentary on poetry; Review of Paul Robeson's album "Songs of Free Men."

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