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Journalist Jim Lehrer Returns to Fiction After His Heart Attack.

Jim Lehrer, co-anchor of the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour, the nightly PBS news show. Lehrer is also a published novelist and playwright. His new novel is titled Kick the Can. Lehrer is also known to many viewers of PBS for his series on his own recovery from a heart attack.

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Other segments from the episode on May 16, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 16, 1988: Interview with Jim Lehrer; Review of the Paul Smoker Trio's and Joint Venture's albums "Alone" and "Joint Venture"; Interview with Jacob Lawrence; Review of…

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