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Fresh Air Weekend: Michael Ian Black; Loretta Lynn's New Album; Regina King

Michael Ian Black talks about masculinity, vanity and his new memoir. Ken Tucker reviews Loretta Lynn's new album, Full Circle. Regina King directs for television, but says "I absolutely love acting."
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Just Days Before Her Father Died, She Told Him What He Meant To Her

And she recorded that conversation with StoryCorps. "Do you think you're dying?" she asked him then — and he replied, simply: "Everybody dies." For him, family was everything.
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Young Republicans Ponder Trump's Lasting Impact On The GOP

Chelsi Henry, Will Estrada, Margaret Hoover and Eugene Spektor, four young Republicans, join NPR's Rachel Martin to talk about the state of the race, and Donald Trump's role in their party.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Why Fewer American Women Are Married Than Ever Before

Rebecca Traister, author of All the Single Ladies, says the declining marriage rates among adult women reflect expanded choices available to women today. Originally broadcast March 1, 2016.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Pen-Pal Passion Is Revived In Broadway's 'She Loves Me'

A revival of the musical She Loves Me recently opened on Broadway. Director Scott Ellis and lyricist Sheldon Harnick (of Fiddler on the Roof fame) join Fresh Air. Originally published March 15, 2016.
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'If You Don't Fight For Yourself, Ain't Nobody Else Gonna Do It For You'

That's the lesson Tanya James' mother taught her. And she says it was invaluable in the West Virginia coal mines, where she worked for decades. Now, she's passing that lesson down to her daughters.
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K.A.A.N. Is The Answer To All Of Your Rap Desires

If you enjoy rap, allow Brandon Perry, aka K.A.A.N., to make your day.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Sarah Paulson; 'Charlie Chan Hock Chye'; American Eugenics

Actress Sarah Paulson plays prosecutor Marcia Clark in The People v. O.J. Simpson. John Powers reviews Sonny Liew's new graphic novel. Adam Cohen discusses forced sterilizations in America.
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Remembering 'Great Santini' Author Pat Conroy

Conroy, who died last week, was the author of several books, two of which — The Great Santini and The Prince of Tides — were made into feature films. He spoke to Terry Gross in 1987, 1995 and 2002.
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Walking The Beat In Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, Where A New Day Began Together

For 25 years, Francois Clemmons played Fred Rogers' neighborhood police officer, often lending a hand and a soothing voice. But as Clemmons recalls, it was a foot bath that offered a memorable lesson.

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