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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: The Handsome Family / 'Deepwater Horizon' Director Peter Berg

October 1st, 2016

Episode 672 of 730 episodes

Married couple Rennie and Brett Sparks have been writing songs together for 21 years. Their latest album, 'Unseen,' is based on their experiences living in the desert in the southwest. Their best-known song, 'Far From Any Road,' was the theme song for the first season of the HBO series 'True Detective.' John Powers reviews 'Westworld,' a new series on HBO. Peter Berg discusses his new film. 'Deepwater Horizon' which recreates the final hours of the oil rig that exploded and sank, causing the BP oil spill. Eleven rig workers died trying to prevent the disaster. Berg also directed 'Friday Night Lights.'

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