Writer Norman Mailer

His books, including 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. His new book is The Spooky Art, to be released today, on his 80th birthday. This interview first aired October 8, 1991. reviews two new series: ABC’s “Dragnet,” and NBC’s “Kingpin.” Both premiere Sunday.

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