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Arts-Waves – July 24, 2017: Elmore Leonard (1925-2013)

Elmore Leonard (1925-2013) was a leading light in the field of crime and noir fiction. Author of such novels as Get Shorty, Stick, Rum Punch and other thrillers which became films, he also was the vision behind the now classic television show, Justified. 

In this documentary using material from interviews conducted in 1988 and 1989, host Richard Wolinsky lets Elmore speak, in his own words, about his career and his writing process. Produced by Richard Wolinsky.

Previously aired on January 2, 2014 and unavailable in the KPFA archives, a 36-minute version of this documentary can be found as a Radio Wolinsky podcast.

Interviews originally conducted by Richard A. Lupoff, Richard Wolinsky and Lawrence Davidson.

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    June 19, on KPFA’s Tom & Tim Show, KPFA had no problem spotlighting The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, a group that mocks Catholic nuns and hosts the annual Hunky Jesus contest in a San Francisco public park which ridicules the crucifixtion so it appears while KPFA doesn’t like Islamophobia, it certainly has no problem with Catholicophobia. SHAME on KPFA. Let Dawkins speak!

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