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A Journalist on His Child Acting Career That Never Was

We feature a special radio documentary about one guy's infatuation with what might have been. As a child, Dan Gediman was chosen to be one of the "Zoom" kids on the 1970s public television show "Zoom." But the deal fell through. As an adult Gediman went to find and interview the kids who were on the show to see what he missed. This segment can also be heard on the next edition of the Public Radio International program This American Life, from WBEZ.

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Other segments from the episode on August 3, 1998

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 3, 1998: Commentary on child actors; Interview with Louise Rafkin; Review of three albums by Ben Goldberg.

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