Sam Shepard, ‘Poet Laureate Of America’s Emotional Badlands,’ Dies At 73

Sam Shepard, ‘Poet Laureate Of America’s Emotional Badlands,’ Dies At 73

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For more than half a century, playwright Sam Shepard stood as a towering presence in American theater and cinema, penning dozens of …
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