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Fresh Air for April 24, 2024: Barbara Walters as a 'Rulebreaker'

Fresh Air for April 23, 2024: St. Vincent

"Music has given me my whole life," St. Vincent says. "It was hard work, but it's worth it because every night you get to spend 90 minutes with people and go someplace completely out of this world." Alex Da Corte/Nasty Little Man hide caption

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St. Vincent offers tension, release and sonic 'jump scares'

St. Vincent offers tension, release and sonic 'jump scares'

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Fresh Air for April 22, 2024: How 'Minority Rule' threatens democracy

A voter leaves a voting booth in Concord, N.H., the during primary election on Jan. 23, 2024. Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How the Founding Fathers' concept of 'Minority Rule' is alive and well today

How the Founding Fathers' concept of 'Minority Rule' is alive and well today

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Fresh Air for April 20, 2024: Salman Rushdie; Diarra Kilpatrick, a.k.a. 'Diarra From Detroit'

Salman Rushdie says writing Knife allowed him to change his relationship to the attack. "Instead of just being the person who got stabbed, I now see myself as the person who wrote a book about getting stabbed," he says. Rachel Eliza Griffiths/Penguin Random House hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Salman Rushdie; Diarra Kilpatrick, a.k.a. 'Diarra From Detroit'

Fresh Air Weekend: Salman Rushdie; Diarra Kilpatrick, a.k.a. 'Diarra From Detroit'

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Fresh Air for April 19, 2024: Remembering journalist Robert MacNeil and filmmaker Eleanor Coppola

Robert Durst was arrested in 2015, the night before HBO televised the final episode of The Jinx. He was later convicted of murder, and died in prison in 2022. HBO hide caption

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The first 'Jinx' ended with a hot mic murder admission. 'Part Two' shocks as well

The first 'Jinx' ended with a hot mic murder admission. 'Part Two' shocks as well

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Fresh Air

The Peabody Award-winning weekday arts and issues magazine.