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Fresh Air

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Arts, Society & Culture, TV & Film

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Arts 2
Top 200 20

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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'Bad Paper' Explores The Underworld Of Debt Collection

October 10th, 2014

Episode 10 of 726 episodes

In his new book, Jake Halpern looks at the industry, where having a criminal background is no barrier to entry. He explains debt buying and how little regulation gave rise to a chaotic marketplace.

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