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Authors of Books about Children with Gay Parents.

Terry talks with two authors of children books which were once part of the reading list for the Rainbow curriculum in the New York Public schools. The two books were controversial, and removed from the list, because they dealt with children of gay parents. Leslea (Les-LEE-ah) Newman is the author of "Heather has Two Mommies," and Michael Willhoite wrote "Daddy's Roommate." (Both books are published by Alyson Publishers, Boston, Mass).

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Other segments from the episode on September 7, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 7, 1993: Interview with Madeline Cartwright; Interview with Leslea Newman and Michael Willhoite; Review of William Gibson's novel "Virtual Light."

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