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Ricky Jay Shares Stories of Unusual Performers and Swindlers.

Ricky Jay, one of the world's great sleight-of-hand artists, a scholar of the unusual, curator of the Mulholland Library of Conjuring and the Allied Arts, an actor and author of Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women.

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Other segments from the episode on October 20, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 21, 1987: Interview with Ricky Jay; Review of the Gustav Mahler and Klaus Tennstedt's album "Symphony No. 8"; Interview with Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly;…

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