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Fresh Air for May 16, 2022: A queer history of the Women's House Of Detention

Angela Davis is escorted by two FBI agents after her arrest in New York on Oct. 13, 1970. She was taken from FBI headquarters to the Women's House of Detention. David Pickoff/AP hide caption

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This forgotten women's prison helped cement Greenwich Village's queer identity

This forgotten women's prison helped cement Greenwich Village's queer identity

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Fresh Air for May 14, 2022: Actor Rosie Perez; British 'Office' co-creator Stephen Merchant

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Fresh Air Weekend: Actor Rosie Perez; British 'Office' co-creator Stephen Merchant

Fresh Air Weekend: Actor Rosie Perez; British 'Office' co-creator Stephen Merchant

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Fresh Air for May 13, 2022: Metropolitan Opera star Anthony Roth Costanzo

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'Memoria' is a marvelously strange sonic detective story

'Memoria' is a marvelously strange sonic detective story

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Fresh Air for May 12, 2022: Tucker Carlson's messages of fear, loathing and resentment

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