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Author Tom Clancy: The Fresh Air Interview

The insurance agent turned suspense novelist has gained widespread popularity, even with President Reagan and among the intelligence community. Clancy's latest, Patriot Games, follows CIA agent Jack Ryan, who was first introduced in The Hunt for Red October.


Other segments from the episode on August 6, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 6, 1987: Interview with Molly Yard; Review of Kid Creole and the Coconuts' album "I, Too, Have Seen the Woods"; Interview with Tom Clancy; Review of the film "Snow…


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