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Feminist Critic Ellen Willis

Willis is known for taking on diverse topics ranging from rock music, pornography, and domesticity. Now in her 40s, she is raising a child with her partner -- an arrangement, she admits, resembles the nuclear family in all but name. Willis is the senior editor at the Village Voice.

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Other segments from the episode on February 14, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 14, 1989: Interview with Ellen Willis; Commentary on Charlie Rich; Interview with David Leavitt; Review of Salman Rushdie's novel "The Satanic Verses."

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