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Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.Subscribe to Fresh Air Plus! You'll enjoy bonus episodes and sponsor-free listening - all while you support NPR's mission. Learn more at plus.npr.org/freshair

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Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.Subscribe to Fresh Air Plus! You'll enjoy bonus episodes and sponsor-free listening - all while you support NPR's mission. Learn more at plus.npr.org/freshair

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    The Story Behind Diane Von Furstenberg's Iconic Wrap Dress

    The Story Behind Diane Von Furstenberg's Iconic Wrap Dress

    Von Furstenberg and filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy discuss Woman in Charge, a Hulu documentary about the fashion designer's meteoric rise in the '70s. Plus, Maureen Corrigan recommends two perfect summer reads. And David Bianculli reviews the Netflix miniseries Kafka.

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    Actor David Oyelowo On 'Lawmen: Bass Reeves'

    Actor David Oyelowo On 'Lawmen: Bass Reeves'

    Oyelowo produced and stars in the Paramount+ series about Bass, a formerly enslaved man who went on to become one of the nation's first Black Deputy U.S. Marshals. "We see many stories centering Black people, from a historical context, about how we've been brutalized, how we've been marginalized," Oyelowo says. "But very rarely, in my opinion, do you see those triumphant stories where we overcome."

    Plus, John Powers reviews Green Border.

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    Dr. Anthony Fauci Looks Back On The COVID-19 Pandemic

    Dr. Anthony Fauci Looks Back On The COVID-19 Pandemic

    During his decades-long career, Dr. Fauci worked with seven different presidents to manage various public health crises, including AIDS, Ebola, SARS and COVID-19. For Fauci, speaking what he calls the "inconvenient truth" is part of the job. His new memoir is On Call: A Doctor's Journey in Public Service.

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    'Hacks' Star Hannah Einbinder

    'Hacks' Star Hannah Einbinder

    Einbinder co-stars with Jean Smart in the HBO Max series Hacks. Her new Max special is Everything Must Go. Einbinder grew up in a comedic household — her mom, Laraine Newman, is an original SNL cast member. Being funny was "the main currency in our home," she says. "It was a love language for sure."

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    Bette Midler's Career Was Always A Little Queer (Fresh Air+)

    Bette Midler's Career Was Always A Little Queer (Fresh Air+)

    The multi-hyphenate singer, actor and author Bette Midler has been a LGBTQ+ icon for much of her wildly successful career. It's only appropriate then, in the middle of Pride Month 2024, that we look back to the unlikely beginnings of that career — as a popular singer in a gay men's bathhouse in 1970s New York City. Hear Midler's 1998 interview in full: https://n.pr/3KsuiZ2. Listen to 40+ years of Fresh Air's archives at https://FreshAirArchive.org. Not a Fresh Air+ supporter yet? Find out more, and join for yourself, at https://plus.npr.org/freshair.

    Best Of: Yo-Yo Ma; Actor Griffin Dunne

    Best Of: Yo-Yo Ma; Actor Griffin Dunne

    About 25 years ago, acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma asked a high school student to help him name his instrument. He brings his 18th century cello — aka "Petunia" — to the Fresh Air studio for music and conversation. Actor Griffin Dunne grew up in Beverly Hills, where his family would entertain Hollywood celebrities. That made for entertaining stories, but at the heart of his new memoir, Griffin writes about how the Dunne family overcame significant traumas, including the murder of his sister, Dominique. It's called The Friday Afternoon Club.

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