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The Detroit Jewish News, 1984-03-09

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22 Friday, March 9, 1984

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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stated emphatically during stage, screen and televisoin
a recent interview in Los performer; folksinger and
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Actors, he fights for human
rights on every front. He
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must explore your, roots in
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