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Haunting true story of deception becomes a film

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Aired 4/19/09

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.

Guest:

  • Armistead Maupin , author of numerous books, including The Night Listener, which has just been made into a film. Maupin co-wrote the screenplay.

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