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A recent cover story from The New Republic looks at the consequences of having children later. Plus: one of WNYC’s Radio Rookies talks about not being totally honest about the challenges of life in America when she talks to her family in Congo; New Yorker film critic David Denby; director and writer Kevin Smith; and James Fallows on China.
On today's show: We're replaying some of our favorite interviews from the past year. Kurt Eichenwald looks at how some of the decisions made in the first 500 days that followed the 9/11 attacks have dramatically reshaped the world in the years since. Junot Diaz talks about his new book of short stories, This Is How You Lose Her. Luis Rodriguez tells us how he escaped from gang life. And William Bryant Logan talks about airlife would not exist without it, yet we take it for granted.
Fresh Air is one of the most popular programs on public radio, breaking the "talk show" mold, and Gross is known for her fearless and insightful interviews with prominent figures in American arts, politics, and popular culture.
Radio Deluxe returns for another New Year’s Eve program on WNYC. Join musician John Pizzarelli and singer Jessica Molaskey, as they get together in their "deluxe living room" to make music, play CDs and have fun with their musical guests and introduce listeners to a new generation of performers who ...