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This edition: "The Merchant of Venice," with Prof. James Shapiro, plus: "A Tribute to Jill Clayburgh," with excerpts from an interview with the actress in 2005.

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 29, 2010.

First aired: November 27, 2010.

We look at SHYLOCK, with Prof. James Shapiro, author of “Shakespeare and the Jews.” He discusses how this “Merchant of Venice” character has been portrayed over the past four centuries. Also, we pay tribute to the beloved actress Jill Clayburgh.

Guest List

Jill Clayburgh Actress

James S. Shapiro Professor, Columbia University