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Studs Terkel discusses George Bernard Shaw with Stanley Weintraub

BROADCAST: 1970 | DURATION: 00:53:15

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Studs discusses the life and work of Irish playwright, critic, and political activist George Bernard Shaw with historian and biographer Stanley Weintraub, editor of "Shaw: An Autobiography Selected From His Writings." The focus of the interview is Weintraub's book "Journey to Heartbreak: The Crucible Years of Bernard Shaw 1914-1918", including a lengthy discussion of Shaw's views on war. Excerpts are heard from recordings of Shaw himself, as well as of Charles Laughton reading from Shaw's "Don Juan in Hell."