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A Well-Loved Pope's Laws Aren't Always Followed

Biographer Tad Szulc has a new book called Pope John Paul II: The Biography. It details the Pope's early years in Poland through his climb to the papacy after being elevated to archbishop in 1963. Szulc traveled with the Pope extensively, had access to many of his private papers and interviewed many of the Pope's old schoolmates, friends and fellow priests. Szulc is a former New York Times bureau chief.




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Other segments from the episode on April 10, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 10, 1995: Interview with Tad Szulc; Interview with Paul Simms; Review of David Faulkner's book "Great Time Coming."


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