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Actress Angela Bassett on Becoming Tina Turner

Bassett recently had the intimidating job of playing the legendary singer in the new film, "What's Love Got to Do with it." Her performance has been widely praised. Bassett's other roles include the mother of a troubled teenager in "Boyz N the Hood," and the wife of the black Muslim leader in Spike Lee's "Malcolm X."


Other segments from the episode on June 30, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 30, 1993: Interview with Freedy Johnston; Interview with Angela Bassett; Review of the television show "CBS Reports."


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