Fresh Air

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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.

Categories: Arts

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Former Stanford University undergraduate dean Julie Lythcott-Haims' memoir, 'Real American,' is the story of her coming to terms with her racial identity. Her father was a successful Black physician, her mother a white British woman. She recalls stories from her childhood, and the racist messaging she received. "I knew by 7 that something was wrong with Blackness."

Kevin Whitehead reviews the album 'Minor Swing,' by Vincent Herring.

Journalist Michael Moss says processed foods can be as addictive as cocaine, heroin and cigarettes. In his new book, 'Hooked,' Moss explores how these companies appeal to our senses, nostalgia and brain chemistry to keep us snacking.

Previous episodes

  • 1824 - Best Of: Julie Lythcott-Haims / How Junk Food Companies Get Us 'Hooked' 
    Sat, 19 Jun 2021
  • 1823 - The 50th Anniversary Of The Pentagon Papers 
    Fri, 18 Jun 2021
  • 1822 - Questions Surrounding The COVID-19 Lab-Leak Theory 
    Thu, 17 Jun 2021
  • 1821 - Challenging The Myths Of The Alamo 
    Wed, 16 Jun 2021
  • 1820 - Writer Ashley C. Ford On Her Memoir 'Somebody's Daughter' 
    Tue, 15 Jun 2021
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