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Sound Designer Randy Thom.

Sound Designer Randy Thom. He began his career in community radio (WYSO in Yellow Springs, Ohio) producing live music and dramas. He then moved into producing sound for films, although he still produces some independent radio dramas. He won an Academy Award for his work on "The Right Stuff," and Oscar nominations for the films "Return of the Jedi" and "Never Cry Wolf." His other credits include "Apocalypse Now," "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom," "Tucker" and "Colors." Randy Thom is a sound designer on the staff of Lucasfilm, the production company headed by George Lucas, the director of "Star Wars."

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Other segments from the episode on September 5, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 5, 1989: Interview with Steven Bochco; Review of the New Winds' album "The Cliff"; Interview with Randy Thom; Review of Linda Wolfe's book "Wasted."

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