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Cancer Claims Playwright August Wilson

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Cancer Claims Playwright August Wilson

Cancer Claims Playwright August Wilson

Cancer Claims Playwright August Wilson

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August Wilson, who twice won the Pulitzer Prize for his plays, died Sunday after a battle with liver cancer. He wrote movingly of the African-American experience. We offer a remembrance, including portions of a past interview with the playwright conducted by Marcie Sillman of NPR station KUOW.