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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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2958 - Best Of: Salman Rushdie's Survival / A New Kind Of Whodunit
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  • 2958 - Best Of: Salman Rushdie's Survival / A New Kind Of Whodunit

    Writer Salman Rushdie talks about the knife attack that nearly killed him — and his life since then. In 2022, he was onstage at a literary event when the assailant ran up from the audience, and stabbed him 14 times. His new book is called Knife.

    Also, Diarra Kilpatrick talks about writing and starring in the new series, Diarra From Detroit, a dark comedy about a public school teacher who is ghosted by a Tinder date and, in her quest to find out why, investigates a decades-old mystery that takes her into the underbelly of Detroit.

    Ken Tucker reviews Tierra Whack's new album World Wide Whack.

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    Sat, 20 Apr 2024
  • 2957 - Remembering PBS Anchor Robert MacNeil

    Longtime PBS news anchor Robert MacNeil died last week at 93. He spoke with Terry Gross a few times over the course of his journalism career. We revisit those conversations.

    Also, we listen back to Eleanor Coppola's 1992 interview about her documentary, Hearts of Darkness.It chronicles the chaotic filming of Francis Ford Coppola's movie Apocalypse Now.She also died last week, at age 87.

    David Bianculli reviews HBO's The Jinx — Part Two, which
    picks up where The Jinx left off: With Robert Durst admitting to murder.

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    Fri, 19 Apr 2024
  • 2956 - Our Fragile Food System
    Fast Food Nation author Eric Schlosser says mergers and acquisitions have created food oligopolies that are inefficient, barely regulated and sometimes dangerous. His new documentary with Michael Pollan is Food, Inc. 2.

    Also, Justin Chang reviews the film The Beast.

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    Thu, 18 Apr 2024
  • 2955 - A Death Doula Says 'Get Real' About The End

    Alua Arthur works with families, caretakers, and people close to death who want to be intentional about the end of life. She's learned through her work and her own experiences with loss that facing the inevitable can help lessen the anxiety and fear so many of us have around death. Her new book is called, Briefly Perfectly Human.

    Also, we remember painter Faith Ringgold, who died Saturday at the age of 93.

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    Wed, 17 Apr 2024
  • 2954 - Salman Rushdie On Surviving Attempted Murder

    Rushdie was onstage at a literary event in 2022 when he was attacked by a man in the audience: "Dying in the company of strangers — that was what was going through my mind." His new book is Knife.

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    Tue, 16 Apr 2024
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