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Thursday, November 09, 2006

On today’s Underreported, we take an in-depth look at the world’s most notorious arms dealer: the Russian entrepreneur Viktor Bout. Then, Rain Pryor remembers growing up with her father, Richard Pryor. And we talk to the chief American interpreter at the Nuremberg trials in 1945. Plus, Christine Ebersole and composer Scott Frankel tell us about bringing two very eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to life in the musical Grey Gardens.

Underreported: The World’s Most Notorious Arms Trafficker

The Russian entrepreneur Viktor Bout is the world’s most notorious arms trafficker. On today’s Underreported, Douglas Farah and Stephen Braun, authors of “The Merchant of Death” in the current issue of Foreign Policy, explain how Mr. Bout got so powerful, and why he hasn’t been stopped.

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Growing Up with Richard Pryor

Rain Pryor remembers her tumultuous childhood with her father, Richard Pryor, in Jokes My Father Never Taught Me.

Jokes My Father Never Taught Me is available for purchase at amazon.com

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Witness to Nuremberg

Richard Sonnenfeldt shares his behind the scenes memories from serving as the chief American interpreter at the Nuremberg trials.

Witness to Nuremberg is available for purchase at amazon.com

Event: Richard Sonnenfeldt will be speaking on
Thursday, November 30th at 7 pm
New York Tolerance Center
50 East 42nd ...

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Eccentric Characters

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was the embodiment of grace and sophistication. But the over-the-top lifestyles of two of her most eccentric relatives have inspired a new Broadway musical. Christine Ebersole and composer Scott Frankel tell us about bringing Grey Gardens to the stage.

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