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The Inspiration for "Good Morning, Vietnam."

Adrian Cronauer, the airman disk-jockey whose stint as a rebellious Armed Forces Radio Network announcer during the Vietnam war is the basis for the movie "Good Morning Vietnam," starring Robin Williams. Cronauer, 49, is a former announcer for WQXR in New York and is now studying communications law at The University of Pennsylvania.

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Other segments from the episode on January 22, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 22, 1988: Interview with Margaret Whiting; Interview with Michael Coomney; Interview with Andrian Cronauer; Review of the television program "The Murder of Mary…

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