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'American Radical' William Herrick Dies

The writer and Spanish Civil War veteran William Herrick died over the weekend. Our book commentator Alan Cheuse describes Herrick's life and work and the modern relevance of the writer's greatest subject: politics and terror.

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Alan Cheuse died on July 31, 2015. He had been in a car accident in California earlier in the month. He was 75. Listen to NPR Special Correspondent Susan Stamburg's retrospective on his life and career.