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Washington Monthly Editor Charles Peters

The veteran journalist is also considered one of the founders of neoliberalism. Peters says more people can, like him, do what they love for a living if they focus less on money and more on the work. By choice, Peters pays himself a modest salary--less than what many reporters make today.

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Other segments from the episode on August 29, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 29, 1988: Interview with Howard Hesseman; Review of the album "Benny Goodman, Volume 1"; Interview with Charles Peters; Review of the film "Missile."

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