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Author Milt Bearden

Milt Bearden spent 30 years in the CIA. He ran the CIA covert operations in Afghanistan during the Soviet invasion, and helped train the Afghan freedom fighters. Bearden also was station chief in Pakistan, Moscow, and Khartoum. He received the CIA highest honor, the Distinguished Intelligence Medal. Since the Sept. 11th attacks, Bearden has been a frequent commentator on TV and in print. He is also the author of the novel, The Black Tulip: A Novel of War in Afghanistan (paperback, Random House).

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Spy novelist John LeCarre

Spy novelist John Le Carre. His novels, almost every one of which is considered a masterpiece of the genre, include "The Spy Who Came In From the Cold," "A Small Town in Germany," "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" and "The Little Drummer Girl." Several of his works have been made into movies. The new film "The Tailor of Panama" is based on his book.

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20:48

Novelist Alan Furst

He's written six historical spy novels, all taking place in Europe just before World War II. They include Night Soldiers, Dark Star, The World at Night and his new one, Kingdom of Shadows.

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21:06

Writers Week: Norman Mailer.

Our special week of writers begins with Norman Mailer. Mailer's books, like "The Naked and the Dead," "Armies of the Night," and "The Executioner's Song," have established him as one of America's most important authors. We'll talk about his career, and his work. (REBROADCAST FROM 10/08/91)

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21:21

Divisive Novelist Norman Mailer

Over the past four decades, Mailer's evolved into one of America's most important, and at times most flamboyant, writers. Terry talked with him in 1991 after the publication of his novel "Harlot's Ghost." His newest novel is "The Gospel According to the Son" (Random House) (REBROADCAST from 10/8/91)

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Spy Novelist John Le Carre

Spy novelist John Le Carre. His novels, almost every one of which is considered a masterpiece of the genre, include "The Spy Who Came In From the Cold," "A Small Town in Germany," "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" and "The Little Drummer Girl." To many critics, Le Carre is not simply the finest spy novelist of his era, but perhaps the finest all-around novelist. His new best-seller is called "The Night Manager."

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15:42

Literary Spy Master John Le Carre.

Literary Spy Master John Le Carre. An author at the pinnacle of the espionage genre, Le Carre has written such classics as "Smiley's People", "Tinker Tailor, Soldier, Spy", and "The Russia House". Le Carre has shifted his gaze to the Gulf War and international arms dealers in his new novel "The Night Manager" (Alfred A. Knopf). (Rebroadcast from 6.25.93). (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane).

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22:56

Literary Spy Master John Le Carre.

An author at the pinnacle of the espionage genre, Le Carre has written such classics as "Smiley's People", "Tinker Tailor, Soldier, Spy", and "The Russia House". Le Carre has shifted his gaze to the Gulf War and international arms dealers in his new novel "The Night Manager."

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18:27

Norman Mailer Discusses his New C. I. A. Novel.

Author Norman Mailer. Over the past four decades Mailer's evolved into one of America's most important, and at times most flamboyant, writers. His latest novel, titled "Harlot's Ghost," is a fictionalized history of the CIA. (Rebroadcast. Original date 10/8/91).

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