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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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'Negroland' Author / The Subtle Things that Win Baseball Games

September 8th, 2015

Episode 359 of 727 episodes

Pulitzer Prize winning cultural critic Margo Jefferson calls the region she's from, 'Negroland.' She describes it as a 'small region of Negro America where residents were sheltered by a certain amount of privilege and plenty.' 'Negroland' is also the title of Jefferson's new memoir. And, sportswriter Lonnie Wheeler talks about his new book 'Intangiball.' It's about the intangible ways baseball players help their teams win.

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