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Arena

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Ryszard Kapuscinski
Your Man Who is There
The first of two programmes featuring the work of a major figure in contemporary literature and journalism. In three decades, reporting from Latin America, Africa and the Far East,
Kapuscinski has witnessed 27 revolutions. His portraits of Haile Selassie and the Shah of Iran, The Emperor and Shah of Shahs, have brought him worldwide recognition. As a prominent Solidarity member, he has been unable to write for the Polish media since the imposition of martial law. He has chosen to remain in Warsaw and is now working on the last volume of his trilogy on 20th-century despotism -Amin. Readings by NICHOLAS WOODESON Film editor DAVID KITSON Director ADAM Low Series editors
NIGEL FINCH , ANTHONY WALL Next week, 'Arena' presents
Kapuscinski's 'The Emperor'in the highly-acclaimed Royal Court production by Jonathan Miller

Contributors

Unknown: Ryszard Kapuscinski
Unknown: Haile Selassie
Editor: David Kitson
Unknown: Nigel Finch
Production By: Jonathan Miller

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