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"Coming to America": A "Supply Side" Movie.

Film Critic Stephen Schiff reviews "Coming to America," the new Eddie Murphy film that co-stars one-time TV talk show host Arsenio Hall. The movie is a comic fable about a pampered African prince who travels to the slums of New York to find the perfect woman.

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Other segments from the episode on June 30, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 30, 1988: Interview with Sylvester Monroe; Review of James Brown's album "I'm Real"; Interview with Patrick McGrath; Review of the film "Coming to America."

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