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Fresh Air for June 24, 2015

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'Patience And Fortitude' And The Fight To Save NYC's Storied Public Library

'Patience And Fortitude' And The Fight To Save NYC's Storied Public Library

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Fresh Air for June 23, 2015

In 2010 the Detroit Institute of Arts hosted the exhibit "Fakes, Forgeries, and Mysteries" — about how experts figure out whether artworks are authentic. Above, a painting titled A Female Saint (left) that was once attributed to Italian artist Sandro Botticelli is exhibited alongside The Resurrected Christ (right), a Botticelli painting from around 1480. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Could The Masterpiece Be A Fake? Profit, Revenge And 'The Art Of Forgery'

Could The Masterpiece Be A Fake? Profit, Revenge And 'The Art Of Forgery'

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Fresh Air for June 22, 2015

Comedian Marc Maron interviewed President Obama for his podcast WTF on Friday. Click here to listen to their conversation. Dan Hallman/Invision/AP hide caption

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Obama Visits Marc Maron's Garage; Cats Annoyed They Were Shut In Bedroom

Obama Visits Marc Maron's Garage; Cats Annoyed They Were Shut In Bedroom

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Fresh Air for June 20, 2015

Apatow (who dressed up as Harpo Marx for Halloween in 1975) was one of the youngest kids in his grade. "When you're little, that year is impactful," he says. "You are smaller, you are behind in every possible way." Courtesy of Random House hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Apatow, 'Inside Out,' And Kumail Nanjiani

Fresh Air Weekend: Apatow, 'Inside Out,' And Kumail Nanjiani

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Fresh Air for June 19, 2015

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