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Writer David Marc Discusses the Past and Present of Television.

Writer David Marc. He's the co-author of the new book, "Prime Time Prime Movers," about how TV's producers are the ones who most influence its creative and ideological direction. They cite such examples as Stephen Bochco, the creator of "Hill Street Blues," and "L.A. Law," and "Cop Rock." (published by Little, Brown & Co.)

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Other segments from the episode on April 24, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 24, 1992: Interview with Toni Morrison; Commentary on the song "Sally Go Round the Roses"; Interview with David Marc; Obituary for Satyajit Ray.

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