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Fresh Air Weekend
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Fresh Air Weekend collects the best cultural segments from the week's programs and crafts them together for great weekend listening. Stations have the flexibility to carry weekday and weekend programs together or separately.
Friday, December 26, 2014 9:33pmIn 1986, a bomb planted by the Peruvian terrorist group Shining Path exploded in the luggage rack above Sam Baker. Somehow, during his long recovery, songs focused on empathy started coming to him.
Thursday, December 25, 2014 9:33pm"I think if I had been an accomplished songwriter I wouldn't have written 'You Really Got Me,' " Davies tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross. Originally broadcast Nov. 26.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 9:33pmTV critic David Bianculli says that he's encouraged by how far TV has come. He picks The Good Wife as the best show of 2014, having "the deepest roster of really strong regulars and guest stars."
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 9:33pmFilm critic David Edelstein says in 2014 none of the great material came from Hollywood studios. But, he says, it was a "wonderful year" for indie films. He names Boyhood as the best of the year.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 9:33pmThe podcast is a reinvestigation of the 1999 murder of Maryland high school student Hae Min Lee. Her ex-boyfriend Adnan Syed is serving a life sentence but has always maintained his innocence.