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Werner Herzog Talks About Madmen And Caves In Interviews From 'Fresh Air' Archives

Werner Herzog talked with Fresh Air in 1998 about his volatile relationship with actor Klaus Kinski, who died in 1991. In 2011, Herzog discussed the documentary Cave of Forgotten Dreams.
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'Fresh Air' Remembers Former Vermont Sen. James Jeffords

Jeffords died Monday at the age of 80. In 2001, the moderate Republican decided to switch to an independent, tipping control to the Democrats. At the time, he explained his decision to Terry Gross.
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Kidnapped Russian Journalist: No One Is Paying Attention

Fatima Tlisova is a reporter from the North Caucasus region, one of the world's most dangerous places for journalists. In 2005, she says, she was abducted and tortured.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Eric Schlosser, Spoon's New Album And 'The Knick' Creators

Eric Schlosser's discusses his new book Command and Control; Ken Tucker reviews Spoon's They Want My Soul; The Knick creators talk about their new drama set in a New York hospital in 1900.
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At 49, Jamie Moyer's Pitching Career Goes Into Extra Innings

In a new memoir called Just Tell Me I Can't, Moyer explains how he became a better pitcher in his 40s than his 20s. Originally broadcast Oct. 2, 2013.
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A Scientist's Mission To Break The Itch-Scratch Cycle

Dr. Gil Yosipovitch is a leading scientist in the field of itch. He says he hopes to gain more respect for the debilitating power of chronic itch — and to get more doctors on the search for a cure.
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Entrepreneur Looks Beyond Africa's Problems To Focus On Solutions

To promote global trade, Vital Sounouvou founded a company that connects producers with traders, allowing a farmer in Benin to sell products to a buyer in South Africa — with just a cellphone.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Allison Janney, Jason Hamacher, Pinterest And Interactive TV

Allison Janney talks sex, Sorkin and being the tallest women in the room; Jason Hamacher preserved Syrian chants; Pinterest offers "guided search"; and interactive TV has a long history.
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For Novelist Jonathan Lethem, Radicalism Runs In The Family

His new book, Dissident Gardens, follows three generations of an activist family. The book is fiction, but its characters were inspired by Lethem's own story. Originally broadcast Sept. 9, 2013.
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Malaysia Flight Wreckage Was 'Like The End Of The World'

The New York Times' Sabrina Tavernise was among the first to arrive at the site of the downed flight in Ukraine in late July. She says it's hard to get the faces of the dead out of her mind.

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