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Bright Ideas with Christopher Hampton

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Playwright Christopher Hampton accepts joint declaration of Christopher Hampton Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul, September 21, 2012.
Photo by Heidi Bohnenkamp, Courtesy the Guthrie Theater

Stephen Smith, host of Bright Ideas, talks with playwright Christopher Hampton. They discuss Hampton's long career and his new work, "Appomattox."

Also a screenwriter, Hampton won the Oscar for "Dangerous Liaisons" and was nominated for "Atonement."

Hampton visited Minnesota for a festival of his plays at the Guthrie Theater.