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"Cross of Fire" is a Love Story and a Hate Story.

Television critic David Bianculli previews "Cross of Fire," a four-hour NBC miniseries based on true events in the 1920s, when a charismatic leader of the Ku Klux Klan came to power in Indiana.

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Other segments from the episode on October 30, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 30, 1989: Interview with Mavis Staples; Commentary on rock, teens, and suicide; Interview with Marita Golden; Review of the television program "Cross of Fire."

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