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Feminist Performer and Activist Holly Near

Near gained national attention when she joined Jane Fonda in antiwar protests. She joins Fresh Air to talk about developing her skills as a performer, her early acting career, and how she defines her sexuality. Her new memoir is called Fire in the Rain--Singer in the Storm.

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Other segments from the episode on August 30, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 31, 1990: Interview with Holly Near; Review of Carlene Carter's album "I Fell in Love" and Kelly Willis's album "Well-Traveled Love"; Interview with Paul Fierlinger…

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