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The "Woman in the Mists."

Canadian writer and naturalist Farley Mowat. Mowat has written widely on nature and wildlife and championed the cause of harp seals, whales, wolves, Eskimos. His books include A Whale for the Killing, The Boat Who Wouldn't Float and Never Cry Wolf. His latest book, Woman in the Mists, is the story of Dian Fossey, the American woman who studied and lived with the mountain gorillas of Rwanda, Africa. Fossey was murdered at her remote base camp in 1985. (This is the first part of a two-part interview with Mowat.) (Contains portion of Dian Fossey interview; May 12, 1982).

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Other segments from the episode on October 28, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 28, 1987: Interview with Joan Didion; Review of Glenn Gould's album "Goldberg Variations"; Interview with Farley Mowat, Part 1; Commentary on Esperanto.

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