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The Dixie Chicks

We kick off our series on country music in time for the Labor Day holiday with Martie Maguire, Emily Robison and Natalie Maines. They are considered the biggest-selling female band in history, but found themselves boycotted in 2003 when Maines made an off-the-cuff remark about President Bush on the eve of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. In June, they released their first CD in three years, Taking the Long Way. (Original air date: June 6, 2006)


Other segments from the episode on August 31, 2006

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 31, 2006: Interview with the Dixie Chicks; Interview with Darrell Scott and Wayne Scott.


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