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The best of BBC Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme Free Thinking - featuring in-depth interviews and debates with artists, scientists and public figures.


R3Arts: Free Thinking 2012 - Martin Goodman 12 Nov 12

November 12th, 2012

Episode 231 of 1201 episodes

Martin Goodman, one of Radio 3's New Generation Thinkers, gives a talk on the perils of writing biographies. "Following in the footsteps" is an obsession for biographers as they travel the world to bring their subjects to life, sometimes with dangerous consequences. Recorded at the Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival on Sunday 4 November 2012 at The Sage Gateshead.