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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.

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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.

    GOP Strategist Takes On Trump & His Party: 'It Was All A Lie'

    GOP Strategist Takes On Trump & His Party: 'It Was All A Lie'

    Veteran Republican strategist Stuart Stevens says the party's support for Trump reflects the abandonment of principles it long claimed to embrace, such as fiscal restraint, personal responsibility and family values. Stevens has helped get scores of Republicans elected, including George W. Bush and Bob Dole. His new book about how Trumpism has hijacked the party is, 'It Was All A Lie.'

    Also, TV critic David Bianculli reviews 'Star Trek: Lower Decks,' a CBS All Access cartoon.

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    'The Old Guard' Dir. Gina Prince-Bythewood

    'The Old Guard' Dir. Gina Prince-Bythewood

    "Female characters are not [usually] the center of the story," filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood says. Her new movie, 'The Old Guard,' follows a diverse group of world-weary warriors who've been alive for centuries. Prince-Bythewood also talks about choreographing fight scenes, and her other films 'Love & Basketball' and 'Beyond the Lights.'

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    Best Of: America's Caste System / The Decline Of Local News

    Best Of: America's Caste System / The Decline Of Local News

    In 'Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents', Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson examines the laws and practices that created a bipolar caste system in the U.S. — and how the Nazis borrowed from it.

    Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews two new novels: 'The Aunt Who Wouldn't Die,' and 'Blacktop Wasteland.'

    Since 2004, more than 2,000 American newspapers have gone out of business. 'Washington Post' media columnist Margaret Sullivan talks about the decline of local news coverage, a crisis she says is as serious as the spread of disinformation on the internet. Her new book is 'Ghosting the News: Local Journalism and the Crisis of American Democracy.'

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    How Satchel Paige Helped Integrate Baseball

    How Satchel Paige Helped Integrate Baseball

    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Negro Leagues and today we remember one of baseball's greatest pitchers, Satchel Paige. We hear from Larry Tye, author of 'Satchel: The Life and Times of An American Legend.' Paige began his career pitching in the Negro leagues and later became a Major League star. In the 1930s, he made his way across the country amazing audiences with his blazing fastball and pinpoint accuracy.

    Also, Maureen Corrigan shares a remembrance of journalist Pete Hamill.

    • 48 min.
    Remembering Legendary Journalist Pete Hamill

    Remembering Legendary Journalist Pete Hamill

    Pete Hamill, who died Aug. 5, was a columnist and editor at the 'New York Post' and the 'New York Daily News,' covering wars, crime and the people of NYC's boroughs. He helped convince his friend Robert Kennedy to run for president, and on the night RFK was shot, helped tackle the assassin. Hamill spoke with 'Fresh Air' about RFK's assassination, giving up drinking in a boozy industry, and his work in the tabloids.

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    Jeffrey Toobin On The 'Tragedy' Of The Mueller Report

    Jeffrey Toobin On The 'Tragedy' Of The Mueller Report

    In Jeffrey ​Toobin's new book, ​'True Crimes and Misdemeanors,​'​​ the CNN legal analyst ​examines how​ President​ Trump and his team out-maneuvered special counsel Robert Mueller. Mueller, he says, gave Trump "a free pass" on obstruction of justice.​ ​We'll also talk about the impeachment trial and the Supreme Court.

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I love this show!

This is the best! Terry Gross for POTUS! The only competition Terry has is David Boyer’s show “The Intersection.”

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If you like music, literature, movies, arts, journalism etc

This show is the best. Terry Gross is the best interviewer I know.

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Great Show

Even though the focus is American, great interviews with writers, artist, and on current affairs.

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