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Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.
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Terry Gross hosts this multi-award-winning daily interview and features program. The veteran public radio interviewer is known for her extraordinary ability to engage guests of all dispositions. Every weekday she delights intelligent and curious listeners with revelations on contemporary societal concerns.
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Fresh Air can be heard weekdays at 4:00 pm on KRCB-FM (and again at 12:00 am Tuesday through Friday)! / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen on the FREE KRCB Mobile App which you can download from the App Store & Google Play.

ff EF custom 3b8On the next Fresh Air - we look at the failed promises of Reconstruction after the civil war, when our country first tried to address the question of equality for all Americans including freed slaves.  Terry talks with historian Eric Foner author of Forever Free. He writes that the unresolved legacy of Reconstruction remains a part of our lives today. Join us.

Fresh Air can be heard weekdays at 4:00 pm on KRCB-FM (and again at 12:00 am Tuesday through Friday)! / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen on the FREE KRCB Mobile App which you can download for your favorite mobile device.

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wes mooreOn the next Fresh Air, we talk about the protests over George Floyd’s death and the police response with Wes Moore. He’s the author of a book about the 2015 death of Freddy Gray in the back of a Baltimore police van, and the uprising that followed. Moore is president of the anti-poverty organization the Robin Hood Foundation, and author of the bestselling book The Other Wes Moore. Join us. 

Fresh Air can be heard weekdays at 4:00 pm on KRCB-FM (and again at 12:00 am Tuesday through Friday)! / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen on the FREE KRCB Mobile App which you can download for your favorite mobile device.

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Many critics of President Trump see his threat to send in the military as a move toward authoritarianism.  On the next fresh air, we talk with Anne Applebaum, who has been writing in the Atlantic magazine about the move toward authoritarianism in Europe and the U.S.  Her forthcoming book is titled Twilight of Democracy.  Join us.

Fresh Air can be heard weekdays at 4:00 pm on KRCB-FM (and again at 12:00 am Tuesday through Friday)! / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen on the FREE KRCB Mobile App which you can download for your favorite mobile device.

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FreshAir 600x600On the next Fresh Air, Dave talks with science writer Sonia Shah. Her 2016 book, Pandemic, warned of deadly viral outbreaks. Her new book, The Next Great Migration, is about why migration is an enduring feature of human history.  She says the evidence shows migration usually has a positive on the people who leave their countries and the countries they move to. Join us.

 

Fresh Air can be heard weekdays at 4:00 pm on KRCB-FM (and again at 12:00 am Tuesday through Friday)! / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen on the FREE KRCB Mobile App which you can download for your favorite mobile device.

Find our complete programming schedule here.

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