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Clint Eastwood's Uncompromising Biopic "Bird"

Film critic Stephen Schiff reviews the new film based on the life of legendary saxophonist Charlie Parker. Schiff says it makes up for its lack of narrative drive with insight and an excellent soundtrack.


Other segments from the episode on October 11, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 11, 1988: Interview with Neal Gabler; Commentary on Mike Bloomfield; Interview with Edo de Waart; Review of the film "Bird."


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