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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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From Upspeak To Vocal Fry: Are We 'Policing' Young Women's Voices?

July 23rd, 2015

Episode 323 of 833 episodes

Journalist Jessica Grose, linguistics professor Penny Eckert and speech pathologist Susan Sankin discuss upspeak, vocal fry and why women's voices are changing — and whether or not that's a problem. Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews 'Among the Ten Thousand Things.'

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