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A History of Baby Boomer Humor

Tony Hendra's new book, Going Too Far, is a humorous history of baby boomer culture. Hendra was editor of Tthe National Lampoon for eight years. In addition to his several books, he wrote the British TV series Spitting Image and appeared in the heavy metal mockumentary This is Spinal Tap.


Other segments from the episode on August 15, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 15, 1988: Interview with Tony Hendra; Review of Duke Ellington's album "Far East Suite"; Interview with Andrew Holleran; Review of the made-for-TV movie "Gotham."


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