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Writer Francisco Goldman.

Writer Francisco Goldman. He was born in Guatemala, and was raised outside of Boston. His family often returned to Guatemala for visits. After college, he returned to Guatemala to live and write, and was awakened to the brutal political reality there. He then began a career in political journalism, writing for Harper's, The New York Times Sunday Magazine and Playboy. He's now written a novel, called "The Long Night of White Chickens," a "rich portrait of life in Guatemala under military tyranny, of growing up bi-cultural in America, of family and of love." (The Atlantic Monthly Press)

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Other segments from the episode on June 12, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 12, 1992: Interview with Marlon Riggs; Interview with Francisco Goldman; Commentary on the phrase "your'e fired."

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