Fresh Air

Fresh Air


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

Listen to the last episode:

Vance is nominated for an Emmy for his guest appearance in the HBO series 'Lovecraft Country.' He played the charismatic and show-stopping attorney Johnnie Cochran in 'The People v. O.J. Simpson.' More recently, he played Aretha Franklin's father, Rev. C.L Franklin, in 'Genius: Aretha.'

Also, John Powers reviews a new edition of a 1963 novel by black reporter William Gardner Smith.

Then, we remember pioneering civil rights activist Bob Moses. He died Sunday at age 86.

Finally, Kevin Whitehead reviews two very different new albums by outstanding tenor saxophonists.

Previous episodes

  • 1859 - Actor Courtney B. Vance / Remembering Bob Moses 
    Fri, 30 Jul 2021
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    Thu, 29 Jul 2021
  • 1857 - 'Moonlight' Writer Tarell Alvin McCraney 
    Wed, 28 Jul 2021
  • 1856 - Public Health Expert Dr. Leana Wen On COVID & Mandates 
    Tue, 27 Jul 2021
  • 1855 - Jad Abumrad 
    Mon, 26 Jul 2021
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