Haunting true story of deception becomes a film
Monday, August 7, 2006
Host Tom Fudge talks with author Armistead Maupin about the Anthony Godby Johnson hoax, in which Maupin, and many others, were tricked into believing the writings of a young Anthony Johnson who was dying of AIDS. Maupin used this experience as the basis of a novel called The Night Listener, which has been turned into a film that opened this past weekend.
- Armistead Maupin , author of numerous books, including The Night Listener, which has just been made into a film. Maupin co-wrote the screenplay.