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Retired Film Critic Pauline Kael on the Spirit of Movies Over the Decades

The former New Yorker writer reviewed movies for the magazine for 25 years, and is the author of 13 books about the cinema, including a National Book Award winner. Her newest book is a collection of more than 275 of her reviews, called "For Keeps: Thirty Years at the Movies."


Other segments from the episode on November 30, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 30, 1994: Interview with Jeff Moss; Interview with Pauline Kael.


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