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Philip Roth talks Saul Bellow in his final interview

Clip: 12/12/2022 | 8m 38s  | Video has closed captioning.

In this outtake from "The Adventures of Saul Bellow," Philip Roth describes his friendship with and admiration for Bellow, and he Bellow was a "powerhouse" of an author. "There are very few tools that he couldn't pick up and use," Roth said in the final interview he gave before his death in 2018.

Aired: 12/12/22

Rating: NR

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