A Conversation with Kurt Vonnegut Author:Kurt Vonnegut, Heywood Hale Broun Jr. In this 1973 interview with Heywood Hale Broun Jr., the hilarious Kurt Vonnegut, whose book "Breakfast of Champions" had just been published, tells what it's like to be a famous writer who receives as much fan mail as Eddie Fisher. Reissued on CD in 2007. 55 minutes. Product No. C40021D.