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A Tamer John Waters.

Film critic Stephen Schiff reviews "Hairspray," the latest film by director and writer John Waters. "Hairspray," a satire of the teen dance shows of the early 60s, follows a long line of wildly eccentric films like "Polyester," "Pink Flamingos," and "Female Trouble." The cast includes Divine, Debbie Harry, Pia Zadora and Sonny Bono.

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Other segments from the episode on March 3, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 3, 1988: Interview with Zakes Mokae; Review of Rick Springfield and Lisa Hartman's albums "Rock of Life" and "Till My Heart Stops"; Interview with Walter Polovchak;…

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