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Anita Hill: 'We've Come A Long Way Since Then'

Nearly 25 years after Anita Hill accused her former boss of making lewd advances, America is again dealing with high-profile cases of sexual harassment. Hill tells NPR what's changed and what hasn't.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Jay McInerney; Düsseldorf's Musical Influence; Comic Ali Wong

McInerney discusses his new novel, Bright, Precious Days. Rock historian Ed Ward describes the origins of the new German wave of music. Wong says marriage and motherhood are a "source of power."
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Born In Custody, A Girl Finds Answers With Someone Who Knows Best: Mom

Savannah Phelan, 8, recently discovered a video that revealed her mother had been in jail — all while still pregnant with her. So, well-equipped with questions, she took her mom to StoryCorps.
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Can Candid Conversations Happen Online Without The Trolls?

After receiving backlash for writing a post about gender in the tech industry, Bindu Reddy launched a new social network with the goal of hosting anonymous conversations without harassment or abuse.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Michael K. Williams; A Dystopian 'Natural Way'; Sharon Jones

Williams, who played Omar on The Wire, talks about separating himself from characters. Critic John Powers reviews The Natural Way of Things. Singer Jones still performs, despite a cancer diagnosis.
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'Easy' Writer: Walter Mosley's Passion For Bringing Black LA Stories To Life

In Charcoal Joe, Mosley brings his iconic private eye Easy Rawlins into the haze of the late '60s, extending a literary odyssey through the transformation of black Los Angeles.
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For Dad And Daughter Fighting Breast Cancer, Grit Runs In The Family

Arnaldo Silva and his daughter Vanessa supported each other through chemotherapy treatments several years ago. Now, they are facing another fight.
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The Labor Secretary On Trade, Jobs And What Democrats Offer Voters

As the fourth night of the Democratic National Convention gets underway, NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Labor Secretary Tom Perez.
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Have We Learned The Wrong Lessons From The Iraq War?

Nussaibah Younis, Atlantic Council senior fellow, says the idea of intervening in Syria has been affected by memories of U.S. intervention in Iraq — and not necessarily for the better.
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As Obama Prepares To Bid Farewell, Democrats Are Left With A Thin Bench

State Rep. Stacey Abrams, the House minority leader for the Georgia State Assembly, talks to NPR's Audie Cornish about Democrats' failure to win state legislative races during President Obama's tenure.

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