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

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X are frequently seen as opposing forces in the struggle for civil rights, but Black Power scholar Dr. Peniel Joseph says the truth is more nuanced. His new book, 'The Sword and the Shield,' braids together the lives of the two civil rights revolutionaries.

Also, film critic Justin Chang reviews the documentary 'Boys State,' about a week-long mock political campaign for teen boys.

Previous episodes

  • 1556 - How MLK & Malcolm X Influenced Each Other 
    Wed, 12 Aug 2020
  • 1555 - GOP Strategist Takes On Trump & His Party: 'It Was All A Lie' 
    Tue, 11 Aug 2020
  • 1554 - 'The Old Guard' Dir. Gina Prince-Bythewood 
    Mon, 10 Aug 2020
  • 1553 - Best Of: America's Caste System / The Decline Of Local News 
    Sat, 08 Aug 2020
  • 1552 - How Satchel Paige Helped Integrate Baseball 
    Fri, 07 Aug 2020
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