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Hollywood Puts on the Heat with "Backdraft"

Film critic Stephen Schiff reviews, "Backdraft," the new film about firefighters by director Ron Howard. Schiff says it's full of cliches, but genuinely moving in its portrayal of heroic masculinity.


Other segments from the episode on May 24, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 24, 1991: Interview with David Gurewich; Interview with Richard Belzer; Interview with Frank Smyth; Review of the film "Backdraft."


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