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Tribute to Dennis Potter.

Critic David Bianculli on the veteran British television writer, Dennis Potter, the author of "The Singing Detective" and "Pennies From Heaven"; Potter is gravely ill, and yet he continues to compose a new mini-series. At New York's Museum of Television & Radio, they are running his most recent miniseries, "Lipstick on Your Collar".


Other segments from the episode on May 27, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 27, 1994: Interview with Dave Frishberg; Interview with John Goodman; Commentary on Dashiell Hammett; Commentary on Dennis Potter.


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