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Actor Edward James Olmos on "Miami Vice" and his New Film about a Determined Teacher.

Edward James Olmos. He plays Lt. Castillo in the popular television series "Miami Vice" and is now starring in a soon-to-be released film "Stand and Deliver." Olmos also starred in the films "Zoot Suit" and "The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez" and "Blade Runner."

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Other segments from the episode on February 24, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 24, 1988: Interview with Edward James Olmos; Review of Witold Lutoslawski's album "Lutoslawski Conducts Lutoslawki"; Interview with Robert Parker; Commentary on…

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