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Timmerman's New Book Provides a Harrowing Look at the Political Situation in Chile.

Book Critic John Leonard reviews Chile: Death in the South by Jacobo Timmerman. Timmerman is the former Argentine journalist who was imprisoned for publishing the names of the people who disappeared at the hands of Argentina's dictatorship in the mid-70s. His account of his ordeal was titled Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number.


Other segments from the episode on December 1, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 1, 1987: Interview with Frank Morgan, Ronnie Mathews, and Walter Booker; Commentary on singer James Carr; Interview with James Baldwin; Review of Jacob Timmerman…


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