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William Goldman's Adult Fairy Tale.

Novelist and screenwriter William Goldman. His 1973 novel, The Princess Bride, was just made into a movie by director Rob Reiner. The movie is based on a screenplay Goldman wrote shortly after completing the novel. Goldman also wrote the screenplays for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All The President's Men."


Other segments from the episode on October 23, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 23, 1987: Interview with Kenneth Koch; Commentary on Jacqueline Du Pré; Interview with William Goldman; Review of new home video releases.


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