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The Words of Rev. William Sloane Coffin

Rev. William Sloane Coffin, who died Wednesday at the age of 81 of congestive heart failure, was known as a civil rights activist and outspoken critic of the Vietnam War.


Other segments from the episode on April 14, 2006

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 14, 2006: Obituary for Rev. William Sloane Coffin; Interview with Dave Burrell; Review of the film "The notorious Bettie Page."


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