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New York City Housing Authority chairman John Rhea explains what is being done to help residents of public housing who are still living without heat, power or hot water. Plus: ABC News political analyst and former Bush/Cheney campaign strategist Matthew Dowd on post-electoral politics; Jodi Kantor of The New York Times on the President’s second term; and a close look at how design and engineering could provide solutions for rising tides and storm surges in the future.
Pulitizer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham discusses the complex life and personality of Thomas Jefferson. Then Evan Thomas talks about President Eisenhower’s brilliance as a political tactician. Barbara Kingsolver tells us about her latest novel, Flight Behavior. Celebrated film editor Walter Murch discusses his translation of Curzio Malaparte’s work.
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.