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Tom Shales is Incurably Crazy About Television.

Tom Shales, Pulitzer Prize-winning television critic for the Washington Post. He has a new collection of essays, "Legends: Remembering America's Greatest Stars," which takes a look at such stars as Jackie Gleason, Bing Crosby, Natalie Wood, and Gilda Radner.


Other segments from the episode on December 6, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 6, 1989: Interview with Isabelle Adjani; Review of Henry Purcell's album "The Fairy Queen"; Interview with Tom Shales; Review of Andrezej Szcypiorski's novel "The…


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