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TV Writer Ken Levine on His Mid-Life Career Switch

Levine is an Emmy Award-winning screenwriter and has been head writer for two of television's greatest shows: MASH and Cheers. He trained himself to be a baseball announcer out of a childhood love for the game, and has written a new book about his season as a broadcaster for the Baltimore Orioles: "It's Gone!...No, Wait a Minute." He's now an announcer for the Seattle Mariners.

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Other segments from the episode on May 14, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 14, 1993: Interview with Ken Levine; Interview with Ross McElwee; Review of the film "Posse."

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