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The Changing Landscape of Modern Television

Literary editor of The Nation and television critic for New York Magazine John Leonard (and former Fresh Air book critic). His new book is a collection of essays, "Smoke and Mirrors: Violence, Television, and other American Cultures."

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Other segments from the episode on March 4, 1997

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 4, 1997: Interview with Gary Willis; Interview with John Leonard; Review of of J.D. Salinger's short story "Hapworth 16, 1924."

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