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Novels and Foreign Policy

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Tuesday, June 11, 2002

Leonard Lopate talks with former deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbot about the Clinton administration’s reinvention of American foreign policy and the democratization of Russia. And Pulitzer Prize-winner Oscar Hijuelos discusses his new novel, "A Simple Habana Melody."

Strobe Talbot

Former deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbot discusses the Clinton administration's reinvention of American foreign policy as he and Yeltsin democratized Russia.

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Oscar Hijuelos

Pulitzer Prize-winner Oscar Hijuelos discusses his new novel, A Simple Habana Melody (from when the world was good).

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John Authers and Richard Wolffe

John Authers and Richard Wolffe discuss the controversial issue of war crimes restitution in their reconstruction of the six-year struggle of a group of Americans seeking restitution for Nazi crimes. ("The Victim's Fortune: Inside the Epic Battle Over the Debts of the Holocaust")

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They Might Be Giants

John Flansburgh and John Linnell of They Might Be Giants discuss their first album for the whole family, No!, and perform.

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