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A Compelling New Book.

Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews "Show Me a Hero : A Tale of Murder, Suicide, Race, and Redemption" by New York Times reporter Lisa Belkin. It examines the fallout from a federal court order requiring Yonkers, NY, to desegregate by moving hundreds of its poor minority residents into public housing on the middle-class side of town.
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Other segments from the episode on April 1, 1999

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 1, 1999: Interview with Craig Monson; Interview with Deborah Roberts; Review of Lisa Belkin's book "Show Me a Hero."

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