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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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Inside Private Prisons: Crowding, Under-Staffing, And Inmate Deaths

August 25th, 2016

Episode 649 of 728 episodes

Seth Freed Wessler reported on the substandard medical care in privately-run prisons in the federal corrections system for 'The Nation.' His work may have led the Justice Department to phase out private prisons. Also, jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews two reissues from saxophonist Teddy Edwards.

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