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This edition: "The Old Friends" / "Fetch Clay, Make Man"

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 13, 2013.

First aired: September 28, 2013.

Our guests are actors Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, and Lois Smith.They discuss their roles in "The Old Friends," a never-before-produced play by the late Horton Foote (1916-2009), now at New York's Signature Theatre.

Also on the program, playwright Will Power and actor Ray Fisher discuss Power's "Fetch Clay, Make Man," about the unlikely friendship between boxer/activist Muhammad Ali and actor Stepin Fetchit, the first millionaire Black movie star. Fetch Clay, Make Man was developed at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey, and is now in a new production at the New York Theatre Workshop.

Guest List

Betty Buckley Actor, "The Old Friends"

Ray Fisher Actor, "Fetch Clay, Make Man"

Hallie Foote Actor, "The Old Friends"

Will Power Playwright, "Fetch Clay, Make Man"

Lois Smith Actor, "The Old Friends"

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