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Larry Clark's Frightening Vision of Teenagers.

Film director Larry Clark. He's making his directing debut with the new film "Kids." The film has generated controversy for its "throwaway brutality," and its graphic portrayal of a group of antisocial teenagers in Manhattan, where sex is easy and deadly and drugs are common place. Clark has photographed the gritty side of teenage life for two books, Tulsa, and Teenage Life. The film's screenwriter is a 21 year old skateboarder Clark met while hanging out with a group of them in Manhattan's Washington Square Park.




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Other segments from the episode on August 15, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 15, 1995: Interview with Larry Clark; Interview with Peter Kuper; Commentary on Windows 95.


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