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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.


The 'Sad And Absurd' Story Of Birobidzhan

September 7th, 2016

Episode 655 of 788 episodes

Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen discusses the Soviet effort, in 1929, to create an autonomous Jewish state in the USSR's far eastern region. Gessen is the author of 'Where The Jews Aren't.' Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews 'Musical Monsters,' a newly issued recording of Don Cherry.

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