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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Veep' Actor Tony Hale; Sobriety And Sex; 'What A Fish Knows'

Hale talks about playing "anxious characters" on Arrested Development and Veep. Sarah Hepola had to rethink her sex life after she quit drinking. Jonathan Balcombe discusses the inner lives of fish.

Fresh Air Weekend: 'Veep' Actor Tony Hale; Sobriety And Sex; 'What A Fish Knows'

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Music Interviews

Remembering Bluegrass And Banjo Legend Ralph Stanley

The Grammy Award-winning bluegrass pioneer died yesterday. He was 89. Stanley spoke to Fresh Air in 2002 about his career and his work on the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack.

Remembering Bluegrass And Banjo Legend Ralph Stanley

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Pen-Pal Passion Is Revived In Broadway's 'She Loves Me'

BroadwayHD will be live-streaming a performance of the Tony Award-winning musical, She Loves Me on June 30th. Director Scott Ellis and lyricist Sheldon Harnick spoke to Fresh Air on March 15, 2016.

Pen-Pal Passion Is Revived In Broadway's 'She Loves Me'

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Thursday

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Handguns In America And The Rise Of The 'Concealed-Carry Lifestyle'

"Something really profound has changed in the way that we use guns," journalist Evan Osnos says. He estimates that 13 million people are licensed to carry a concealed gun in America.

Handguns In America And The Rise Of The 'Concealed-Carry Lifestyle'

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