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Stage actress and acting teacher UTA HAGEN (00-ta HOG-en)

Stage actress and acting teacher UTA HAGEN (00-ta HOG-en). She's taught acting for more than 40 years. She taught such actors as Jack Lemmon, Sigourney Weaver, Matthew Broderick and the late Geraldine Page. Her first book about acting, "Respect for Acting" was published in 1973 and is still in print. Her follow up to that is the book "A Challenge for the Actor." (1991) She and her late husband Herbert Berghof founded the HB Studio in New York. (THIS INTERVIEW CONTINUES INTO THE SECOND HALF). 12:28:30 FORWARD PROMO (:29)12:29:00 I.D. BREAK (:59)12:

Stage actress and acting teacher UTA HAGEN (00-ta HOG-en)

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Keyboard player and now record producer RAY MANZAREK, has written the new autobiography "Light...

Keyboard player and now record producer RAY MANZAREK, has written the new autobiography "Light My Fire: My Life with The Doors."(Putnam Books) MANZAREK talks about his experience playing in one of the 1960's most influential bands. The Doors disbanded after its lead singer Jim Morrison died in 1971. Since The Doors, MANZAREK has produced four albums for the punk rock band X and recorded several solo albums. He also performs with Beat poet Michael McClure at nightclubs and on college campuses. (THIS INTERVIEW CONTINUES INTO THE SECOND HALF OF THE SHOW). 12:28:30 FORWARD PROMO (:29)12:29:00 I.D. BREAK (:59)12:30:00 Interview with RAY MANZAREK cont'd. Book critic MAUREEN CORRIGAN reviews "Mr. Midshipman Hornblower" (Little, Brown & Co.)the first book to be reissued in a series by C.S. Forester. The books feature the "man of action" Horatio Hornblower.12:58:30 NEXT SHOW PROMO (:29) PROMO COPY On the next Fresh Air .... Making music and making history. A conversation with keyboardist RAY MANZAREK ("Man-ZAIR-ick) about his new autobiography "Light My Fire." Also MAURREN CORRIGAN tells us about the classic adventure series being reissued featuring the plucky sailor Horatio Hornblower. That's all coming up on the next Fresh Air.

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A broadcast of the debate between playwright AUGUST WILSON and critic ROBERT BRUSTEIN over mul...

A broadcast of the debate between playwright AUGUST WILSON and critic ROBERT BRUSTEIN over multiculturalism and the theater. The discussion is moderated by actress, playwright, and performance artist ANNA DEAVERE SMITH. Wilson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and author of the well-known play "Fences" says the modern theater system jeopardizes the values of black actors because it is dominated by white society. Brustein, the American Repertory Theater's artistic director and the theater critic of "The New Republic," claims Wilson's ideas encourage black separatism. The debate was held at New York's Town Hall on January 27, and is a follow-up of the past year's growing discussion between the two men in theater magazines. (THIS INTERVIEW CONTINUES INTO THE SECOND HALF OF THE SHOW)12:28:30 FORWARD PROMO (:29)12:29:00 I.D. BREAK (:59)12:30:00 TOWN HALL discussion continues. TOWN HALL discussion continues. 12:58:30 NEXT SHOW PROMO (:29) PROMO COPYOn today's Fresh air — multiculturalism and the theater. A broadcast of the discussion between Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright AUGUST WILSON and theater critic ROBERT BRUSTEIN (Bru-STEEN) about the racial politics of American theater. Actress and playwright ANNA DEAVERE (DUH-veer) SMITH moderates the debate. The discussion was held at New York's Town Hall last week. That's coming up on Fresh Air.

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Director of the human rights group, Middle East Watch, ANDREW WHITLEY

2: Director of the human rights group, Middle East Watch, ANDREW WHITLEY. On Tuesday the Mideast Peace Talks start up again. Terry talks with WHITLEY about the human rights situation in Israel and the Occupied Territories.

Director of the human rights group, Middle East Watch, ANDREW WHITLEY

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Jazz critic KEVIN WHITEHEAD pays tribute to Ella Fitzgerald who turns 75 this Sunday

Jazz critic KEVIN WHITEHEAD pays tribute to Ella Fitzgerald who turns 75 this Sunday. He uses music from: "The Harold Arlen Songbook," (Verve), "75th Birthday Celebration," (Decca/GRP), "First Lady of Song," (Verve). The Decca and Verve recordings are both new.

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