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Fresh Air

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Arts, Society & Culture, TV & Film

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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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Best Of: Bassem Youssef / 'Homegrown Terrorists' / Why Our 'First Bite' Matters

February 6th, 2016

Episode 485 of 724 episodes

Known as the "Egyptian Jon Stewart," Bassem Youssef created what became the most popular TV show in Egypt's history, but the government had the show cancelled, and Youssef fled. Then, CNN's Peter Bergen describes how the Internet and social media have been used to radicalize and recruit Americans to jihad. Finally, Bee Wilson says that our taste preferences can be formed even before birth. Her new book is 'First Bite.'

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