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From the Archives: Actor James McDaniel On Race and Television.

Actor James McDaniel returns to NYPD Blue in its season premiere this Tuesday. He plays Lieutenant Arthur Fancy. McDaniel has appeared in numerous television, film, and theater productions, including the films "Strictly Business," "Malcolm X," and "Alice." McDaniel has also acted on the television shows "Kate and Allie," "Hill Street Blues," "L.A. Law," and "Civil Wars." (REBROADCAST from 12/10/96)

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Other segments from the episode on September 26, 1997

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 26, 1997: Review of the television program "ER"; Interview with David Milch and Bill Clark; Interview with James McDaniel; Review of the film "The Edge."

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