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Remembering acclaimed Israeli author Amos Oz

Clip: 12/28/2018 | 3m 27s Video has closed captioning.

Renowned Israeli author Amos Oz has died of cancer at age 79. His novels, essays and short stories made him one of Israel’s most widely read writers, and reportedly, a contender for the Nobel Prize in literature. Throughout his life, Oz advocated for peace between Israelis and Palestinians. In 2016, Jeffrey Brown spoke with him about his creative process and the “deep human need” for storytelling.

Aired: 12/28/18

Rating: NR

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