William Kennedy

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Truth, when it disappears from one's public life, also tends to be unavailable in one's personal life. Pulitzer prize-winner William Kennedy talks about his greatest rascal yet, a politician to whom the word truth is anathema. We follow the emotional, private consequences of a life of lying.

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Host:
Michael Silverblatt