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Producing The Tonight Show

Fred de Cordova worked in radio, Broadway, and film. Now he's a producer on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. He books guests and manages the flow of the program. Cordova's new autobiography is called Johnny Came Lately.


Other segments from the episode on July 28, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 28, 1988: Interview with Fred de Cordova; Review of Patti Smith's album "Dreams of Life"; Interview with Penelope Spheeris; Review of the films "A Fish Called Wanda"…


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