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A Dialogue with Mario Vargas Llosa and Ariel Dorfman

This paper is a transcript of a radio interview recorded in October 1980 for broadcast on the "Focus" series distributed by the Longhorn Radio Network of the University of Texas at Austin over National Public Radio. The program was produced by Mike Waters. Alexander Wilde, Acting Secretary of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, served as moderator.


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