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Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers,...
Kids can be magical and maddening. The title of Jennifer Senior's book — All Joy and No Fun — contrasts the strains of day-to-day parenting with the transcendent experience of raising a child....
Mehdi A.G. Mohamed (left) plays Issan, the orphaned boy who lives with a fam...
The word "Timbuktu" is slang in the West for East of Nowhere, but in the film Timbuktu, this city in Mali on the edge of the Sahara is an epicenter, a volatile crossroads for several distinct...
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The narrator of Rachel Cusk's new novel Outline is a novelist and divorced mother of two who has agreed to teach a summer course in creative writing in Athens. The novel itself is composed of some 10...
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Bradley Cooper (right) plays Chris Kyle in American Sniper. The film has bec...
In the years following the invasion of Iraq, it became a truism that Americans simply didn't want to hear about the war — especially at the movies. While there were scads of films about Iraq,...
Dr. Frances Jensen is a professor and chair of the Department of Neurology a...
Teens can't control impulses and make rapid smart decisions like adults can — but why?Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which...
Marketing Coordinator John Rozzoni and mezzo-soprano Mary Beth Nelson speak with WSKG's Bill Snyder about Tri-Cities Opera's production of Gioachino Rossini's comic opera The Italian Girl...
Between 1962 and 1965, The Beatles were featured on 53 BBC radio programs. For The Beatles: The BBC Archives, executive producer Kevin Howlett had to search for many of these recordings, and they...