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'Fresh Air' at 20: Journalist and Author Tom Wolfe

Fresh Air went national in 1987, and we're celebrating that 20th anniversary by revisiting some classic interviews. In this segment: Tom Wolfe's best-selling books include Bonfire of the Vanities, A Man in Full, The Right Stuff and The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. He began his career as a journalist, writing for The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, Esquire and New York magazine. Rebroadcast from Oct. 29, 1987.

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Other segments from the episode on May 10, 2007

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 10, 2007: Interview with Oliver Sacks; Commentary on Fats Waller; Interview with Tom Wolfe; Interview with Larry Adler.

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