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Orson Welles and the Truth

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In celebration of what would have been Orson Welles’ 100th birthday, Profiles looks into the life of the great orator and performer, exploring his complex relationship with the truth.

The hour includes voices from Indiana University’s Orson Welles’ Centennial Celebration and Symposium, readings from Welles correspondence from the Lilly Library, and interviews with Andy Myers, Josh Karp, and Welles’ biographer Simon Callow.

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