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Actor Peter Fonda on Working His Way Up in the Film Industry

This year, the Libary of Congress has added the film "Easy Rider" to its National Film Registry. To honor this, we're featuring a series of interviews that have some connection to the movie. Actor Peter Fonder was nominated earlier this year for an Oscar for his performance in "Ulee's Gold." The son of actor Henry Fonda, he's best known for his role in the cult classic "Easy Rider." He's written his memoir, "Don't Tell Dad" (Hyperion) This orginally aired 3/19/98.


Other segments from the episode on November 27, 1998

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 27, 1998: Interview with Peter Fonda; Interview with Dennis Hopper; Interview with Roger Corman.


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