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Fresh Air

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Arts, Society & Culture, TV & Film

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Arts 2
Top 200 16

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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How The Cold War And George Orwell Helped Make The Internet What It Is

October 7th, 2014

Episode 3 of 727 episodes

In The Innovators, Walter Isaacson explains that Pentagon officials wanted a system the Russians couldn't attack, and 1984 made the public wary of new technology's Big Brother potential.

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