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    • Fresh Air, Madeline Albright

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 51 mins
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    Former US Secretary of State Madeline Albright on this edition of Fresh Air. Before being appointed by President Clinton in 1996, she served as the US Permanent Representative to the United Nations. She also served in Clinton's cabinet and on the National Security Council. Albright's new memoir is entitled Madam Secretary.

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    • Fresh Air, Don Rickles and Huw Cordey, May 22, 2007

    • By: Terry Gross
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    Hear comic Don Rickles, documentary producer Huw Cordey, and rock critic Ken Tucker on this edition of Fresh Air. He's known for insulting his audiences on stage, but Don Rickles doesn't consider himself an insult comic. His heyday was in the 1950s and 60s, on TV and in Vegas. Frank Sinatra was an early fan and helped get him noticed. Rickles has a new memoir, Rickles' Book: a Memoir.

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    • Fresh Air, David Sedaris

    • By: Terry Gross
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    Writer David Sedaris on this edition of Fresh Air. Sedaris is best known for his contributing work with Public Radio's This American Life. He's written three books of essays, Barrel Fever, Naked, and his latest Me Talk Pretty One Day.

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    • By Christine on 07-28-11

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    • Fresh Air, Bart D. Ehrman

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Religion scholar Bart D. Ehrman on this edition of Fresh Air. He's the Bowman and Gordon Gray Professor of Religious Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill. His new book, Lost Christianities: The Battle for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew, chronicles the period before Christianity as we know it came to be, when conflicting ideas about the religion were fighting for prominence in the second and third centuries.

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    • Fresh Air, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Actor Samuel L. Jackson on this edition of Fresh Air. Jackson stars in the new film Shaft, a sequel/update of the 1970s blaxploitation films starring Richard Roundtree. Jackson's performance in Pulp Fiction (1994) earned him an Oscar nomination for best supporting actor.

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    • Fresh Air, James Bamford

    • By: Terry Gross
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    The inner workings of the National Security Agency on this edition of Fresh Air.

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    • Fresh Air, David Halberstam, April 24, 2007

    • By: Terry Gross
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    Hear Pulitzer-prize-winning journalist David Halberstam and music critic Milo Miles on this edition of Fresh Air. Halberstam died yesterday from injuries received in a car crash. He was 73. We listen to his interviews on Fresh Air, from 1985 and from June 3, 1993, and January 21, 1999. Halberstam was part of the 1964 Pulitzer-prize winning team that covered the emerging war in Vietnam for The New York Times.

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    • Fresh Air, Bart D. Ehrman, February 19, 2008

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Hear religion scholar Bart D. Ehrman on this edition of Fresh Air. Ehrman chairs the Department of Religious Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill. His new book is God's Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question - Why We Suffer. He is the author of the best seller Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why.

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    • A great interview and a great place to start

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    • Fresh Air, Garry Shandling, May 7, 2007

    • By: Terry Gross
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    Hear comedian and actor Garry Shandling, rock critic Ken Tucker, and book critic Maureen Corrigan on this edition of Fresh Air. Garry Shandling's 1992-1998 HBO series, The Larry Sanders Show, a parody of talk shows, is now out in a four-DVD box set.

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    • Fresh Air, Alan Shepard and Chris Kraft

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 35 mins
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    Retired Astronaut and former test pilot Alan Shepard and former NASA flight director Chris Kraft on this edition of Fresh Air. Alan Shepard was America's first man in space in 1961; the voyage covered 302 miles and lasted 15 minutes. Ten years later with Apollo 14, he made it to the moon, playing golf on the moon's surface.

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    • Fresh Air, Oliver Sacks, October 17, 2007

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 51 mins
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    Hear neurologist Oliver Sacks and rock critic Ken Tucker on this edition of Fresh Air. Oliver Sacks' new book is Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain. It's a series of case histories that examine the relationship of music and the mind. Sacks has written eleven books; the most famous are Awakenings, which was made into a film starring Robert DeNiro and Robin Williams, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.

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    • Fresh Air, Tom Petty, February 1, 2008

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Hear rock and roll singer/songwriter Tom Petty and rock critic Ken Tucker, on this edition of Fresh Air. This weekend Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will perform during halftime at the Superbowl. And this spring the band goes back on tour. Petty also has a recurring role in Fox TV's animated show King of the Hill.

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    • Fresh Air, Stephen Sondheim and Greg Kinnear

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    Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim and actor Greg Kinnear on this edition of Fresh Air. Sondheim was mentored by Oscar Hammerstein, and went on to revolutionize musical theatre. His first major success was writing lyrics for West Side Story. He also composed the music and wrote the lyrics for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Follies, and A Little Night Music to name a few.

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    • Fresh Air, Fred Kaplan, Bryan Cranston, February 6, 2008

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Hear journalist Fred Kaplan, actor Bryan Cranston, and classical-music critic Lloyd Schwartz on this edition of Fresh Air. Fred Kaplan is the "war stories" columnist for Slate, where he covers military issues. In his new book, he looks at the loss of prestige and power of the U.S. abroad and what went wrong and why. It is entitled Daydream Believers: How a Few Grand Ideas Wrecked American Power.

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    • Fresh Air, Levon Helm and Jane Rule, December 11, 2007

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 51 mins
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    Hear drummer Levon Helm (formerly with The Band), Canadian author Jane Rule, and TV critic David Bianculli, on this edition of Fresh Air. When The Band supported Bob Dylan on stage in 1965, Time magazine described the combination as "in some ways, the most decisive moment in rock history." They went on to record their own highly influential albums Music From Big Pink and The Band in 1968 and 1969.

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    • Fresh Air, Remembering Pauline Kael

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    Remembering film critic Pauline Kael on this edition of Fresh Air. Pauline Kael died yesterday at the age of 82. William Whitworth was her editor at The New Yorker.

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    • Fresh Air, Stephen King

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 51 mins
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    Writer Stephen King on this edition of Fresh Air. King has just received the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at this year's National Book Award ceremony. Author of several best sellers, he is credited with ushering in a whole new era of horror with his first novel, Carrie, published in 1974.

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    • Fresh Air Archive, Bart D. Ehrman, May 11, 2007

    • By: Terry Gross
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    Audible® was not granted digital rights to today's program. We bring you religion scholar Bart D. Ehrman on this edition of Fresh Air. He chairs the Department of Religious Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill. His new book is Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why. He studied the ancient texts in their original languages, and in his book, he looks at the mistakes and intentional alterations that were made by early scribes and the impact they have on the Bible today.

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    • Writers Speak

    • A Collection of Interviews with Writers on Fresh Air with Terry Gross
    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 3 hrs and 24 mins
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    This audio is like an informal writing clinic, as you listen to these writers talk about their lives, experiences and, of course, their writing. While you are listening, Terry Gross draws out from these great writers the answers to your questions, just as the query begins to form in your own head.

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    • Writers Speak

    • By S. Perreten on 02-27-05
    • A Collection of Interviews with Writers on Fresh Air with Terry Gross
    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 3 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 12-11-03
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 52 ratings

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    • Fresh Air, Stephen King

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 30 mins
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    Novelist Stephen King on this edition of Fresh Air. In 1999, the prolific and popular horror writer experienced something that could have come out of one of his books: he was struck by a car while walking along a rural road in Maine and nearly killed. Six operations and a long recovery followed. Five weeks after the accident, King started writing again and published the novella, The Plant over the Internet. His latest book is On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft.

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