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Margaret Whiting Discusses Her Life and Career.

Singer Margaret Whiting. Her father, Richard Whiting, wrote many of her most popular songs, including "Too Marvelous for Words," "My Ideal," "She's Funny That Way," and "On The Good Ship Lollipop." Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer and other great songwriters of the day were like uncles to her. She is now performing at the Algonquin Hotel in New York City.

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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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