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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.


How Scientists Battled The Typhus Epidemic And Sabotaged The Nazis

June 26th, 2015

Episode 300 of 691 episodes

Writer Arthur Allen describes how a WWII scientist in Poland smuggled the typhus vaccine to Jews — while his team made a weakened version for the Nazis. Also, we remember country musician Johnny Gimble, the "king of swing fiddle." He passed away last month at 88.

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