Al Franken Reassures Terry Gross

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Fresh Air, April 30, 2002 · In this interview with host Terry Gross, satirist Al Franken discusses his comedy, his politics and a bizarre encounter with KISS frontman Gene Simmons. He tells the story to comfort Gross about her own unfortunate interview with Simmons.

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Lucy, who listens to WAMC, Northeast Public Radio.

"It was both hilarious and very interesting to hear this dialogue [about Simmons] over the air... I was stuck in a rental car in the parking lot of a Wegmans for about 45 minutes listening to the entire show."

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