Fresh Air

Fresh Air

NPR

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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News of the World' is a Western set five years after the end of the Civil War. It stars Tom Hanks as a former Confederate captain who travels from one small poor Texas town to another, reading aloud from newspapers to townspeople who gather, paying ten cents apiece to be informed and entertained by these stories. We talk with director Paul Greengrass, who also directed Hanks in 'Captain Phillips.'

Maureen Corrigan reviews 'Aftershocks,' by Nadia Owusu.

Paleoanthropologist Daniel Lieberman says the concept of "exercise" is a relatively new thing. His new book, 'Exercised,' examines why we run, lift and walk for a workout, when our ancestors didn't.

Previous episodes

  • 1697 - Best Of: 'News Of The World' Director / Busting Myths About Exercise 
    Sat, 23 Jan 2021
  • 1696 - How Tragedy & Resilience Made Joe Biden 
    Fri, 22 Jan 2021
  • 1695 - Busting Myths About Exercise 
    Thu, 21 Jan 2021
  • 1694 - Biden's Plan To Enact A Climate Agenda 
    Wed, 20 Jan 2021
  • 1693 - The Story Of The Blackwell Sisters, Pioneers Of Women In Medicine 
    Tue, 19 Jan 2021
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