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Fresh Air

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Arts, Society & Culture, TV & Film

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Arts 2
Top 200 16

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 Supreme Court Ruling That Led To 70,000 Forced Sterilizations

March 7th, 2016

Episode 510 of 727 episodes

In the first half of the 20th century, American eugenicists used forced sterilization to "breed out" traits they considered undesirable. Adam Cohen tells the story in his new book, 'Imbeciles.' Also, John Powers reviews Sonny Liew's new graphic novel 'The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye.'

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