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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, July 11, 2014 9:38pmBoyhood is about a boy in Texas whose parents have separated. Filmed over 12 years, audiences watch him grow up — and his worldview evolve. The cumulative power of the movie is tremendous.
Friday, July 11, 2014 9:37pmWomack sang for a gospel group with his brothers called the Valentinos. It's All Over Now was their first international hit. Womack, who died June 27 at the age of 70, talked with Terry Gross in 1999.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 9:33pmFred Hersch pulls together jazz piano traditions that have little in common. Kevin Whitehead says the classic piano, bass and drums trio format suits Hersch best of all in a review of Floating.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 9:33pmJacqueline Winspear's debut mystery, Maisie Dobbs, set in England around World War I, came out in paperback a decade ago. A new edition testifies to the enduring allure of the traditional mystery.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 9:33pmWriter-director Richard Linklater says picking the film's star was vital because he had to guess what he'd be like at 18. "I just went with a kid who seemed kind of the most interesting."