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Fresh Air

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Arts, Society & Culture, TV & Film

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Top 200 17
Arts 3

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 Legacy Of Autism

September 2nd, 2015

Episode 354 of 722 episodes

Science writer Steve Silberman talks about how different factors — including Nazi extermination plans and a (now discredited) journal article about vaccines — have shaped our current understanding of autism. Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews Jonathan Franzen's new novel, 'Purity.'

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