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Remembering Jason Robards.

We remember actor Jason Robards. He died yesterday at the age of 78, after a long battle with cancer. He was an actor for over 50 years. He won Oscars for his performances as Ben Bradlee in "All the President's Men," and Dashiell Hammett in "Julia." In 1956 Robards first came to the attention of the critics with his performance in Eugene O'Neill's "The Iceman Cometh." His performance helped define the role for a generation. It also began Robards collaboration with director Jose Quintero, resurrecting the works of O'Neill. (ORIGINAL BROADCAST: 11/2/95)


Other segments from the episode on December 27, 2000

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 27, 2000: Interview with Woody Herman; Interview with Stan Getz; Interview with Anita O'Day; Obituary for Jason Robards.


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