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Skid Row Theater.

John Malpede and Kevin Williams of the Los Angeles Poverty Department, a performance group comprised primarily of homeless and formerly homeless people. The LAPD tries to show the reality of life on the streets. John Malpede is a former performance artist and founder of LAPD (in 1985). He now serves as the group's director and a legal advocate for the homeless. Kevin Wiliams is LAPD's assistant director and former resident of Skid Row.


Other segments from the episode on November 1, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 1, 1989: Interview with Paul Nitze; Review of John O'Connor's album "Beethoven Sonatas: Volume III"; Interview with John Malpede and Kevin Williams; Review of the…


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