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Singer and Actress Barbara Cook.

Singer and actress Barbara Cook. Since the 1950's Cook has been in countless Broadway musicals--"Oklahoma", "The King and I", and Leonard Bernstein's "Candide" to name a few. She's been called a "no nonsense to thrust with gentility of tone." Cook has a new album--her first in five years--called "Dorothy Fields: Close as Pages in a Book." She won a Tony Award for her part as "Marian the librarian" which she originated in "The Music Man."


Other segments from the episode on November 18, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 18, 1993: Interview with Ed Ryder and James McCloskey; Interview with Barbara Cool; Review of the film "The Piano."


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