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Person of The Week (John Lecarre) #122639

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 02, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) David Cornwell, British author who writes spy novels under name of John LeCarre, profiled; details given of new book "The Russia House"; scenes shown. [Author Willie SHAWCROSS - talks about Cornwell's portrait of the British agent.] Scenes shown from movie versions of "Smiley's People", "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold", "A Perfect Spy" and "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy". [SHAWCROSS - comments.] Cornwell's biography given; photos shown. [CORNWELL - discusses impact of his unhappy childhood; talks about his writing.] [SHAWCROSS - talks about Cornwell's writing style.] Serialization of new book in USSR mentioned. [CORNWELL - comments.]

Jennings, Peter

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