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A Fun, but Disorienting Memoir.

Book critic John Leonard reviews presidential speechwriter Peggy Noonan's book "What I Saw At the Revolution" about her experiences writing speeches for Ronald Reagan and George Bush. Some of their most memorable lines, like "Read my lips" and "A thousand points of light" were written by Noonan. (Published by Random House).


Other segments from the episode on February 20, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 20, 1990: Interview with Robert Brustein; Commentary on 2 tone music; Interview with Peter Wang; Review of Peggy Noonan's book "What I Saw at the Revolution."


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