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Fresh Air for July 25, 2017: Comic Jessica Williams

Jessica Williams plays a struggling playwright who is trying to get over an ex-boyfriend in The Incredible Jessica James. Netflix hide caption

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Comic Jessica Williams On 'The Daily Show' And Learning To 'Never Be Average'

Comic Jessica Williams On 'The Daily Show' And Learning To 'Never Be Average'

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An 1894 engraving depicts chapter 18 of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. De Agostini Picture Library/Getty Images hide caption

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The Enduring Legacy Of Jane Austen's 'Truth Universally Acknowledged'

The Enduring Legacy Of Jane Austen's 'Truth Universally Acknowledged'

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Fresh Air for July 24, 2017: Inside The Global Seed Vault

Fresh Air for July 22, 2017: Billy Bragg; 'Crime And Punishment In Black America'

Billy Bragg says he initially pursued songwriting as a way to escape working in the local car factory. Andy Whale/Courtesy of Faber & Faber hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Billy Bragg On Skiffle; 'Crime And Punishment In Black America'

Fresh Air Weekend: Billy Bragg On Skiffle; 'Crime And Punishment In Black America'

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Fresh Air for July 21, 2017: Remembering Filmmaker George Romero

Zombie movie master George Romero started making movies when he was growing up in the Bronx. Chris Carlson/Associated Press hide caption

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Remembering George Romero, A Filmmaker Who Brought The Dead To Life

Remembering George Romero, A Filmmaker Who Brought The Dead To Life

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Fresh Air for July 20, 2017: America's Old And Underfunded Voting Systems

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