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Kurt Vonnegut- An Interview from 2006

From: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
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As part of the 10th anniversary of one of CBC's premier current affairs programs, The Current, an interview from 2006 with the author Kurt Vonnegut not long before he died. Read the full description.

Vonnegut-300x150_small In one of his last interviews, Kurt Vonnegut, the prolific author of such classics as Slaughterhouse Five, Cat's Cradle and Brekafast of Champions reflects on his prose, passions and politics. It was quite literally, the conversation of a lifetime. Interviewing him is Anna-Maria Tremonti, host of The Current.

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In one of his last interviews, Kurt Vonnegut, the prolific author of such classics as Slaughterhouse Five, Cat's Cradle and Brekafast of Champions reflects on his prose, passions and politics. It was quite literally, the conversation of a lifetime. Interviewing him is Anna-Maria Tremonti, host of The Current.

Broadcast History

This was first aired in 2006 on the program The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. It's part of their 10th anniversary celebration.

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

The Current is one of CBC Radio's top current affairs programs, and it's marking its tenth year on the air. To celebrate, it has dusted off some of its very best interviews. The one we have for you today is with the writer Kurt Vonnegut and first aired in 2006. It was one of his last interviews before he died. As you'll hear in the interview, he is full of stories, opinionated and just a touch cranky. Interviewing him is Anna Maria Tremonti, the host of The Current.

OUTRO:

Anna Maria Tremonti of the CBC Radio program The Current. It first aired in February 2006. Kurt Vonnegut died in April 2007. Tune in again for more great interviews from The Current.

Related Website

http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/10/2012/09/04/kurt-vonnegut/