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Legendary Hitmaker Jerry Wexler

Record producer Jerry Wexler died on August 15. He was 91. Wexler created the careers of some of the greatest musicians of the time, including Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and Led Zeppelin.

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Other segments from the episode on August 18, 2008

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 18, 2008: Interview with David Schwartz; Obituary for Jerry Wexler; Review of the documentary film "Thank You Mr. President: Helen Thomas at the White House."

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