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Milos Forman, Orphan, Immigrant and Oscar Winner

Czech-born U.S. filmmaker Milos Forman is an Academy Award winning director whose cinematic successes include One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Amadeus. The Museum of Modern Art in New York is running a retrospective of his films.

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Director Milos Forman on the Complexity of Larry Flynt

Forman talks about his life, filmmaking career and his latest project, directing "The People vs. Larry Flynt." Among his film credits: "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Next," "Hair," and "Ragtime." Forman won an Academy Award for Best Director for the film "Amadeus." Forman was born in Caslav, Czechoslovakia and became an American citizen in 1975. He lives in New York.

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Novelist and Former Cabbie Iva Pekarkova

Pekarkova emigrated from Czechoslovakia in 1985. She has worked in New York as a cab driver for four years. Her novel "Truck Stop Rainbows: A Road Novel," was published this year. lt deals with a rebellious young woman in communist Czechoslovakia who hitchhikes around the country, trying to raise money to buy a wheelchair for her invalid friend.

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On Creating the Czechoslovakian Constitution.

First amendment lawyer Matin Garbus He recently defended Peter Matthiessen's controversial book, "In the Spirit of Crazy Horse," against two separate libel suits. Garbus is currently helping to draft a new constitution for Czechoslovakia. He talks with Terry about that.

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