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Lesley Gore Discusses her Life and Career.

Singer Lesley Gore. In 1963, when she was only 16, Leslie Gore recorded one of the greatest songs in rock and roll history, "It's My Party, and I'll Cry If I Want To." Gore has stayed in the business since the 60s, and she's currently appearing at the New York City club, "Rainbow and Stars." Also, Rhino records has recently released a two record retrospective of her greatest hits.

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Other segments from the episode on October 25, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 25, 1991: Interview with Lillian Faderman; Interview with Lesley Gore; Commentary on the expression "the body politic."

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