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February 27, 2013 at 10:52 am

Gish Prize Winner Anna Deavere Smith ’71 Interviewed on NPR

PBS Features Anna Deavere Smith’s ‘Let Me Down Easy’

Anna Deavere Smith honors her former professor, Dr. Helene Cohan, with a rose.

National Public Radio interviewed Anna Deavere Smith ’71 on Feb. 25 following her most recent honor, the prestigious Dorothy and Lillian Gish prize—one of the highest honors in the arts world. Host Michel Martin of NPR’s Tell me More speaks with Deveare Smith about what the award means to her. Listen to the story.

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