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    • Fresh Air, David Sheff and Nic Sheff, February 26, 2008

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Hear authors David and Nic Sheff, and critic at large John Powers, on this edition of Fresh Air. David Sheff and his son, Nic, have both written memoirs. David's new book is called Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction. Nic's book is called Tweak. Nic became addicted to meth and was in and out of rehab. David and Nic join us to talk about doing drugs, getting over them, and the effect on family.

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    • Fresh Air, David Sedaris and Alan Cumming

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 1 hr
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    Writer David Sedaris and actor Alan Cumming, 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 newest Me Talk Pretty One Day which was just released in paperback. Scottish actor Alan Cumming co-wrote, co-directed, and is co-starring in the new film The Anniversary Party, along with Jennifer Jason Leigh.

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    • Fresh Air, Dave Grohl, January 4, 2008

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Hear guitarist, songwriter, and actor Dave Grohl of the band Foo Fighters, and TV critic David Bianculli, on this edition of Fresh Air. The Foo Fighters' latest album, Echoes, Silence, Patience, & Grace, has been nominated for a Grammy as album of the year. Previously, Grohl was the drummer for the grunge band Nirvana. He formed Foo Fighters after the death of Kurt Cobain in 1994.

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    • Fresh Air, Oliver Sacks, October 17, 2007

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • 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

    • On Stage and Screen, Volume 2
    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
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    Though Fresh Air has been categorized as a "talk show", it hardly fits the mold. Its 1994 Peabody Award citation credits Fresh Air with "probing questions, revelatory interviews, and unusual insights." And a variety of top publications count Gross among the country's leading interviewers. The show gives interviews as much time as needed, and complements them with comments from well-known critics and commentators.

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    • By Kelley on 02-19-07
    • On Stage and Screen, Volume 2
    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
    • Release date: 06-20-06
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 9 ratings

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    • Fresh Air, Michael Beschloss

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 46 mins
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    Presidential historian Michael Beschloss on this edition of Fresh Air. His new book is The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1941-1945. In the book he reveals new information on how the Allies won World War Two and the efforts behind the scenes of Franklin Roosevelt, later Harry Truman, and Churchill and Stalin to ensure that postwar Germany would never produce another Hitler.

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    • Fresh Air, Philip Roth

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Novelist Philip Roth on this archive edition of Fresh Air. His book The Human Stain is about a classics professor accused of racism who has a secret about his own ethnic identity. It's just been adapted into a new film starring Anthony Hopkins and Nichole Kidman. The Human Stain won the PENN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.

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    • Fresh Air, Arnost Lustig and Mario Batali

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 47 mins
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    Czech writer Arnost Lustig and celebrity chef Mario Batali on this edition of Fresh Air. Arnost Lustig is considered one of the country's most prominent writers. His new novel Lovely Green Eyes is the story of a 15-year-old girl in Auschwitz and the compromises she makes in order to stay alive. Lustig himself survived Thereisienstadt, Auschwitz, and Buchenwald camps.

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    • Fresh Air, David Lynch and Isabella Rossellini

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 39 mins
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    On this edition of Fresh Air, a Blue Velvet special in honor of its release in a new DVD edition. Host Terry Gross speaks with director David Lynch who Mel Brooks once dubbed "Jimmy Stewart from Mars." And, you'll hear from actress and model Isabella Rossellini. Plus, rock critic Ken Tucker reviews Eminem's new recording, The Eminem Show. And guest film critic Armond White from the New York Pressreviews The Sum of All Fears.

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    • Fresh Air, Chris Butler, Art Caplan, and Sherri Glied

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Healthcare executive Chris Butler, University of Pennsylvania's Art Caplan, and Columbia University's Sherri Glied on this edition of Fresh Air. Chris Butler is Chief Marketing Officer for Independence Blue Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania. The insurer is set to raise its rates as much as 50%. Butler will give a sense of the healthcare industry's viewpoint on rising costs and changes in policy.

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    • Fresh Air, Remembering Pauline Kael

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 1 hr
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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 Archive, Angela Lansbury

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 47 mins
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    Veteran actress Angela Lansbury on this archive edition of Fresh Air. She's spent over 50 years in the business on stage, and in film and television. When she was 17 she debuted in Gaslight, and was nominated for an Oscar for her portrayal of Ingrid Bergman's Cockney maid.

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    • Fresh Air, Tom Fontana and Paul Ekman

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Executive producer and writer of HBO's Oz Tom Fontana and psychology professor Paul Ekman on this edition of Fresh Air. Tom Fontana is responsible for Oz, the realistic drama about life in an experimental unit of a maximum security prison. Fontana also created Homicide: Life on the Street and the 1980s drama set in a city hospital, St. Elsewhere.

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    • Fresh Air, Atul Gawande and Cheryl Bernard

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 45 mins
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    Surgical resident Atul Gawande and staff writer on medicine and science for The New Yorker and sociologist Cheryl Barnard.

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    • Fresh Air, Alan Greenspan, September 18, 2007

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 49 mins
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    Hear former chair of the Federal Reserve Board Alan Greenspan and book critic Maureen Corrigan on this edition of Fresh Air. Alan Greenspan has written a new memoir, The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World. He headed the Federal Reserve for 18 years, from 1987 to 2006. Then, Maureen Corrigan reviews Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice by Janet Malcolm, about Gertrude Stein and her long-time companion, Alice B. Toklas.

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    • Fresh Air, Ann Bannon and Marijane Meaker

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 51 mins
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    We kick off Word for Word Week at Fresh Air, featuring our favorite authors from the past year First up: lesbian pulp fiction. Writer Ann Bannon (her pseudonym) has written a number of books of lesbian pulp fiction, including Odd Girl Out, I Am a Woman, and Journey to a Woman.

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    • Fresh Air, Pat Conroy

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 45 mins
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    Novelist Pat Conroy on this edition of Fresh Air. He's the author of several books including The Great Santini, and The Prince of Tides which were both made into feature films. Conroy's new book My Losing Season is a memoir about how playing basketball for the Citadel Military College transformed his life.Conroy was point guard and captain of the Citadel Bulldogs.

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    • Fresh Air, Bob Newhart

    • By: Terry Gross
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    Comic Bob Newhart on this archive edition of Fresh Air. He's been a part of the American comedy landscape since 1961 when his debut comedy album The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart became a surprise hit. Since then he's starred in three TV shows, including the Peabody award winning original The Bob Newhart Show, and appeared in numerous films. There's a new Rhino anthology of his classic routines, Something Like This...The Bob Newhart Anthology.

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    • Fresh Air, Gary Giddins on Bing Crosby

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 51 mins
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    We celebrate the centennial of Bing Crosby's birth with jazz critic and writer Gary Giddins. His biography of Bing Crosby is called, Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams - the Early Years, 1903-1940. From 1930s to the 50s, Crosby was a pop culture icon, dominating American entertainment with his hit records and movies.

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    • Fresh Air, Carol Burnett

    • By: Terry Gross
    • Narrated by: Terry Gross
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Comedienne Carol Burnett on this edition of Fresh Air. Carol Burnett earned wide critical and popular acclaim and an Emmy for her work on The Garry Moore Show (from 1959-62). The Carol Burnett Show debuted in 1967 and won 22 Emmys in a run of more than a decade.

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