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Fresh Air Weekend: Bassem Youssef; 'Homegrown Terrorists'; Baby's First Food

Youssef, the "Egyptian Jon Stewart," brings his act to America. Peter Bergen discusses Americans who are drawn to jihad. Bee Wilson examines how early feeding patterns influence the a child's palate.
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Gone With A Gunshot, His Little Sister Remains 'Eternally 8'

Home alone with his sister, Sean Smith, then 10, stumbled upon a .38 revolver. In a single cataclysmic moment, Smith's sister was dead — and in all the years since, he hasn't lived the accident down.
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Walter Martin Remembers Art History Class With 'Arts + Leisure'

The Walkmen musician has gone solo with his new record. It's a song cycle inspired what Martin calls his "shaky grasp of college art history."
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How Do We Read Books Embedded With Racism?

We received a lot of criticism for a story on reading racist and difficult material to your children, and it's clear it's a topic you'd like us to revisit.
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Following The Fad, Live 'Grease' Hits The Silver Screen

A new, live TV performance of the hit musical Grease airs this weekend. Rachel Martin talks about it with Linda Holmes, host of NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Brittany Howard; Saying 'No' To Dates; 'Mind Over Body'

Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard discusses small-town life and big-time music. Commentator Sarah Hepola recommends honesty in dating. Science writer Jo Marchant talks about her new book, Cure.
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Amid A Lost Love, A Son And Father Finally Speak The Secret Between Them

It was a love long hidden, and cut short all too soon. But it was only around the time Andy Goodling's boyfriend died that he was finally ready to tell his father: "Bryan was my everything."
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Fresh Air Weekend: Neil Patrick Harris; 'The Secret History of Wonder Woman'

Actor Neil Patrick Harris describes the surprising twists and turns of his life and career. Jill Lepore discusses the secret life of Wonder Woman creator William Moulton Marston.
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'London Spy' Begins With A Romance Between A Clubber And MI6 Agent

The new BBC America show, written by author Tom Rob Smith, opens with a gay couple falling in love. Then one of them mysteriously disappears.
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President Obama Says Diplomacy Was Key To Nuclear Deal, Prisoner Swap

President Obama has spoken to the nation about the Iran nuclear deal. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to White House Correspondent Scott Horsley about what the president said.

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