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Fresh Air host Terry Gross at her microphone in 1991

This is Fresh Air

In more than 40 years of broadcasting, Fresh Air has recorded some of the most famous and beloved figures in American life showing sides of themselves rarely seen by the public. This collection, which includes interviews with Ray Charles, Meryl Streep, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and others, features a selection of memorable interviews handpicked by Terry Gross (pictured in 1991) and the Fresh Air staff.

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Stephen Root On 'Barry,' 'Office Space' And Why 'Less Is More' In Acting

After appearing in nearly 800 TV episodes and 100 films, the noted character actor received his first Emmy nomination for his role as a handler to a hitman in the HBO series Barry.

06:46

Pianist Fred Hersch Scales Up The Intimacy On 'Begin Again'

Hersch often works in small settings, either as a piano soloist, or in a duo or trio. But he amplifies his message on his latest album by teaming up with Germany's WDR Big Band.

07:57

'Brittany Runs A Marathon' Is Formulaic, But Victorious At The Finish Line

'Brittany Runs a Marathon' is the first film written and directed by playwright Paul Downs Colaizzo and it stars Jillian Bell as a hard-partying woman who signs up for the New York City Marathon. Justin Chang reviews it.

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