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'Totally Biased' Comic On Race, Politics And Audience

Comic W. Kamau Bell's new show, produced by Chris Rock, mixes standup, sketches and interviews. Bell tells Fresh Air about the origins of his political humor and why it's important for him to have a multiracial audience.
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How One Man Continues To 'Just Pass It On'

Thomas Weller would have died in a snow bank in 1966 had a stranger not helped him. Weller has been helping strangers in the same way ever since.
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Unemployment: Arab Spring Not Springing Back

Many people saw the Arab Spring as a sign of hope for youth in the area. But unemployment numbers there reflect the opposite. Host Michel Martin speaks with The Wall Street Journal economics reporter Sudeep Reddy and Shadi Hamid, director of research at the Brookings Doha Center, about the economic realities of the post-Arab Spring world.
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Monday Night Marked By Redskins Name Debate

The Oneida Nation wants the Washington Redskins to change their name and mascot - and they're hoping sports fans will help sway team owners. Host Michel Martin talks with Oneida Nation representative Ray Halbritter.
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Angry Asian Man Not So Angry

The Angry Asian Man isn't always angry. Mostly he just wants to catch people's attention. Host Michel Martin speaks with blog creator Phil Yu about the blog's unexpected growth and some of the biggest issues facing Asian-Americans today.
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Fresh Air Weekend: John Zorn, Superchunk And 'Cat Sense'

The New York City composer turns 60, Fresh Air critic Ken Tucker says Superchunk's latest album is full of typically superlative moments and anthrozoologist John Bradshaw explains cats' mysterious nature.
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Oklahoma's Master Meteorologist Retires

For more than four decades, KWTV's Gary England guided Okies through heat waves, droughts, flooding and tornadoes. Host Scott Simon talks to England, a local legend who became national news.
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Katey Sagal, Holding Court On 'Sons Of Anarchy'

The actress plays Gemma, the fierce matriarch of the biker gang in the FX series. She's best-known for playing the acerbic Peg Bundy on the long-running show Married With Children.
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Remembering A Boss Who Led A Team To Safety On Sept. 11

Connie Labetti worked on the 99th floor of the South Tower — the second tower to be hit that day. Her boss, Ron Fazio, helped her and others make it out alive.
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Progressive Democrats Doubt Syria Strategy

Host Michel Martin hears from two members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus about why they're reluctant to approve a U.S. strike on Syria. She's joined by Representative Barbara Lee of California and Representative Elijah Cummings of Maryland.

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