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Remembering Moms Mabley

Moms Mabley was a regular performer at Harlem's Apollo Theater, where actress Clarice Taylor saw her perform. Taylor, best known for her role in The Cosby Show, wrote and stars in a new play about the comedian's life.

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Other segments from the episode on August 19, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 19, 1987: Interview with Perri Klass; Review of a new recording of Elgar's "Miniatures"; Interview with Clarice Taylor; Commentary on the G-spot.

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