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Fresh Air

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Arts, Society & Culture, TV & Film

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Top 200 11

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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'The Family Karzai and the Afghan Disaster'

September 27th, 2016

Episode 669 of 730 episodes

Journalist Joshua Partlow was in Afghanistan from 2009 to 2012, a time of corruption, government dysfunction and civilian hostility to U.S. military operations. His new book is 'A Kingdom of Their Own.' Rock historian Ed Ward takes us back to the 1961 fishing trip that launched the Beach Boys.

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