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.
What's Next For The War In Afghanistan?
Thursday 04 March 2021
: America's 19-year war in Afghanistan may soon be coming to an end. The Trump administration negotiated a deal with the Taliban, in which the...
'Minari' Director Lee Isaac Chung
Wednesday 03 March 2021
: Based on Chung's own childhood, 'Minari' is about a Korean American family that moves to rural Arkansas to start a farm. The director spoke...
How Bellingcat's Web Sleuths Solve Global Crimes
Tuesday 02 March 2021
: Eliot Higgins is the founder of an online collective that picks apart conspiracy theories and investigates war crimes and hate crimes using...
From Card Cheat To Illusionist: Magician Derek DelGaudio
Monday 01 March 2021
: The sleight-of-hand master explores themes of identity, honesty and the emotional cost of keeping secrets in the memoir, 'AMORALMAN.'...
Best Of: Sacha Baron Cohen / Changing Policing From The Inside
Saturday 27 February 2021
: British actor Sacha Baron Cohen is known for taking his absurd characters like Borat, Brüno and Ali G into the world and interacting with...
The Legacies Of Sam Cooke, Muhammad Ali & Malcolm X
Friday 26 February 2021
: The movie 'One Night in Miami,' directed by Regina King, imagines the conversations between four Black icons in 1964: Cassius Clay, Sam...
Behind-The-Scenes Of The Capitol Insurrection Video
Thursday 25 February 2021
: George Polk Award-winning journalist Luke Mogelson followed a mob of MAGA supporters into the Capitol on Jan. 6 and filmed what he saw. His...
Writer Tim O'Brien On Fatherhood & The Burden Of Vietnam
Wednesday 24 February 2021
: Known for his novel 'The Things They Carried,' O'Brien is now the subject of a new documentary, 'The War and Peace of Tim O'Brien.' When he...
Inside The 'Ten Year War' Over Obamacare
Tuesday 23 February 2021
: In his new book, 'The Ten Year War,' Jonathan Cohn looks at the intense debate surrounding the Affordable Care Act, the compromises of the...
Sacha Baron Cohen
Monday 22 February 2021
: The British actor is known for taking his absurd characters like Borat, Brüno and Ali G into the world and interacting with unwitting real...
Best Of: Rashida Jones / The Cyber Weapons Arms Race
Saturday 20 February 2021
: Rashida Jones filmed 'On the Rocks' shortly after her son's birth and her mother's death. She nearly turned down the role, and is glad she...
The Story Of "Black Radical" William Monroe Trotter
Friday 19 February 2021
: Historian Kerri Greenidge tells the story of William Monroe Trotter, a Black newspaper editor who was a forceful crusader for civil rights...
How The Pandemic Hurts Working Moms
Thursday 18 February 2021
: Women are bearing the brunt of kids' virtual schooling and the increased household work associated with the pandemic. 'NYT' reporter Claire...
What Racism Costs Everyone
Wednesday 17 February 2021
: In her book, 'The Sum of Us,' Heather McGhee examines the cost of racial discrimination in the U.S., and draws on a wealth of economic data...
Tackling Police Reform From The Inside
Tuesday 16 February 2021
: For four years, Georgetown Law professor and human rights activist Rosa Brooks carried a badge and a gun and worked a minimum of 24 hours a...
Spike Lee / Remembering Cloris Leachman
Monday 15 February 2021
: Guest host Sam Sanders talks with Spike Lee about 'Da 5 Bloods,' about four Black Vietnam War vets who return together to Vietnam. Lee also...
Best Of: Dr. Fauci / How Women Police Differently
Saturday 13 February 2021
: Only a few weeks into the new Biden administration, infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci is encouraged by the president's approach to...
Remembering Supremes Singer Mary Wilson / Actor Christopher Plummer
Friday 12 February 2021
: We remember Mary Wilson, one of the founding members of The Supremes. She died Monday at the age of 76. We'll listen back to our 1986...
Thursday 11 February 2021
: Jones filmed 'On the Rocks' shortly after her son's birth and her mother's death. She nearly turned down the role, and is glad she didn't....
Inside The Cyber Weapons Arms Race
Wednesday 10 February 2021
: The world is on the precipice of cyber catastrophe, and everything is vulnerable, including our government, nuclear weapons, elections,...
How Humans Try (And Fail) To Master Nature
Tuesday 09 February 2021
: 'New Yorker' writer Elizabeth Kolbert talks about efforts to reverse some of the harm humans have done to the natural world. Her new book,...
'Women In Blue' Doc. Explores How Women Police Differently
Monday 08 February 2021
: The new documentary 'Women in Blue' follows four women who worked for the Minneapolis Police Department. We talk with the director, Deirdre...
Best Of: Ben & Ellen Harper / The Mob On Main Street
Saturday 06 February 2021
: Ellen Harper, and her Grammy award-winning son, musician Ben Harper, both grew up in the Folk Music Center in Claremont, Calif. Ellen's...
Dusty Springfield's Manager & Biographer Vicki Wickham
Friday 05 February 2021
: The late British singer Dusty Springfield was best-known for her seemingly effortless singing and distinctive voice. She had many hits in...
Dr. Anthony Fauci
Thursday 04 February 2021
: Less than three weeks into the new Biden administration, the infectious disease expert is encouraged by the president's approach to the...