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An African American Spin on the 1950s Heist Film for the '90s

Film critic John Powers reviews the new, socially-conscious film "Set it Off" directed by F. Gary Gray, who directed "Friday." It's about four black women who plot a bank robbery.

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Other segments from the episode on November 8, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 8, 1996: Interview with David Brinkley; Review of Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider's book "The Rules"; Interview with William Trevor; Review of the film "Set it…

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