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The Rise and Fall of Oliver North

Political editor for the Boston Globe Ben Bradlee, Jr. has a new book about the National Security official, called Guts and Glory. He joins Fresh Air to discuss North's early life and his forthcoming trial for his involvement in the Iran-Contra affair.

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Other segments from the episode on April 21, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 21, 1989: Interview with Ben Bradlee, Jr.; Commentary on Cajun music; Interview with Cameron Crowe; Commentary on chaos.

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