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Terry Gross

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11:04am

Mon November 25, 2013
Music Reviews

Will The Real Llewyn Davis Please Stand Up?

Originally published on Mon November 25, 2013 12:15 pm

Dave Van Ronk at the 1968 Philadelphia Folk Festival.
Diana Davies Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways

7:03am

Sat November 23, 2013
Fresh Air Weekend

Fresh Air Weekend: 'Junkyard,' 'Great Beauty,' 'Narco Cultura,' Key And Peele

Originally published on Sat November 23, 2013 10:06 am

Keegan-Michael Key (left) and Jordan Peele both started their careers at Second City, Peele in Chicago and Key in Detroit.
Ian White Comedy Central

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors, and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

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12:50pm

Fri November 22, 2013
The Kennedy Assassination, 50 Years Later

How Live TV Helped America Mourn The Loss Of JFK

During JFK's funeral, live TV coverage helped make John-John Kennedy's salute an indelible image of American history.
Keystone Getty Images

9:47am

Fri November 22, 2013
History

Shortened Term Limited JFK's Accomplishments, But Not His Contributions

Originally published on Fri November 22, 2013 12:36 pm

Fresh Air's Dave Davies discusses John F. Kennedy's abbreviated term in office with presidential historian Robert Dallek, who finds that while you can make an argument that Kennedy accomplished little, he represents something special in the American experience. Dallek's latest book is Camelot's Court: Inside The Kennedy White House.

9:47am

Fri November 22, 2013
Interviews

Botched Investigation Fuels Kennedy Conspiracy Theories

Originally published on Fri November 22, 2013 12:36 pm

This interview was originally broadcast on Oct. 28, 2013.

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