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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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52:30

Understanding Trump's 'Hit List': Experience Matters Far Less Than Loyalty

Axios reporter Jonathan Swan says the president has "crossed a psychological line" since impeachment, developing a list of disloyal officials to oust — and suggesting loyalists to replace them.

42:44

'Outsider' Actor Ben Mendelsohn On Australian Machismo And Mastering Accents

In the HBO series, which was adapted from Stephen King's novel, the Australian actor plays a detective trying to solve a murder — and resisting the idea that the killer may be a supernatural entity.

08:46

'Wendy' Mixes Poetry With Platitudes As It Riffs On 'Peter Pan'

Director Benh Zeitlin conjures up some practical magic in a loose retelling of J. M. Barrie's classic story. But ultimately, Wendy's clever twists aren't enough to keep your attention from wandering.

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