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"The Dean of Science Fiction Writers."

Isaac Asimov [a.k.a. Paul French], the prolific science fiction writer, has passed away at the age of 72. Asimov wrote nearly 500 books, and was honored, among other times, in 1966 with a special Hugo Award for the best science fiction series ever for his "Foundation" trilogy. We present highlights from an earlier interview. (Rebroadcast. Originally aired 9/25/87.)


Other segments from the episode on April 6, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 6, 1992: Interview with Laurence Fishburne; Review of Patricia O'Brien's novel "The Candidate's Wife"; Obituary for Isaac Asimov; Review of Stan Getz and Kenny…


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