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The Commercial Side of Art.

John L. Marion, chairman and chief auctioneer for Sotheby's auction house. Marion's brought the gavel down on more than 50-million dollars worth of fine art and antiquities, and presided over the recent explosion in art prices. Marion's written a beginners guide to collecting, called "The Best of Everything."

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Other segments from the episode on November 30, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 30, 1989: Interview with John L. Marion; Review of Eric Clapton's album "Journeyman"; Interview with Randy Thom; Review of the album "The Little Mermaid."

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