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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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The Legacy Of Justice Louis Brandeis, The 'Jewish Jefferson'

June 7th, 2016

Episode 585 of 724 episodes

One hundred years ago, Brandeis became the first Jewish justice on the Supreme Court. Author Jeffrey Rosen says that Brandeis was also the most far-seeing progressive justice of the 20th century. His new book is 'Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet.' Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews 'Homegoing' by Yaa Gyasi.

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