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New York City-based journalist Pete Hamill briefly served as a newspaper editor in Mexico City. After conflicts with the publisher over how to cover a student protest, he resigned. Nineteen reporters joined him. Now back in U.S., he writes for the Village Voice.

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Other segments from the episode on June 29, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 29, 1987: Interview with Robert Bly; Review of Nigel Kennedy's album "Kennedy Plays Ellington and Bartok"; Interview with Pete Hamill; Review of the television show …

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