Video: Nobel Prize Winner Wole Soyinka on his Characters and Plays

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In this interview, Nigerian writer and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka talks about his most celebrated characters and plays and how one character was inspired by his “Wild Christian” mother and another by Ugandan dictator Idi Amin.

Filmed in March 2013 and originally published by Olivet Films

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