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Fresh Air

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Arts, Society & Culture, TV & Film

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Arts 2
Top 200 15

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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'Disgruntled' Novelist Drew From Her Own Childhood

August 19th, 2016

Episode 644 of 725 episodes

Asali Solomon's novel 'Disgruntled' is about a girl growing up in West Philadelphia whose parents were black nationalists. "My parents taught us to revere Africa — people at school made fun of Africa," she says. Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead shares a batch of previously unknown Charlie Parker performances. John Powers reviews the new satirical film 'War Dogs' starring Miles Teller and Jonah Hill.

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