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Playwright, Actor and Director Sam Shepard.

Playwright, Actor and Director Sam Shepard talks about how he got started in theater. Shepard won a Pulitzer for his play "Buried Child" and was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as Chuck Yeager in "The Right Stuff." Shepard stars in the new film "The Only Thrill."

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Other segments from the episode on March 31, 1998

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 31, 1998: Interview with Blossom Dearie; Commentary on Atlantic Records; Interview with Sam Shepard; Commentary on e-mail.

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