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Henry Kissinger's Thoughts On The Islamic State, Ukraine And 'World Order'

A stable global system is needed more than ever, Kissinger says in his new book, World Order. He explains why he sees Iran as a "bigger problem" than the Islamic State and offers his views on Ukraine.
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With Age, Joan Rivers Learned To Say Anything: 'It Has Freed Me Totally'

The comedian died Thursday at the age of 81. Rivers talked with Fresh Air in 1991, 2010 and 2012 about how her comedy evolved — and why she didn't care what others thought of her.
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Losing A Friend On Sept. 11 'Will Travel In Me My Entire Life'

Sekou Siby was supposed to be working at the World Trade Center when planes hit the twin towers. But three days before, he had swapped shifts with his friend, Moises Rivas.
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Sarah Silverman Discusses Her Movie 'Jesus Is Magic'

Silverman won the Emmy for best writing for a variety special for her HBO special We Are Miracles. In 2005, she spoke with Fresh Air about her movie based on her acts in New York and Los Angeles.
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Aaron Paul On Playing A Meth Dealer On 'Breaking Bad'

Paul won the Emmy for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series for playing student-turned-drug dealer Jesse Pinkman. In 2011, he said his character was supposed to die in the first season.
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From Walter White To LBJ, Bryan Cranston Is A Master Of Transformation

While fans were watching him portray Walt in Breaking Bad's final episodes, Cranston was already reinventing himself — playing Lyndon B. Johnson in the play All the Way. Originally broadcast March 27.
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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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