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Fresh Air Remembers Traditional Music Legend Doc Watson
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Doc's Guitar [#] Doc Watson
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I Am a Pilgrim Doc Watson
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Medley: Texas Gales/Old Joe Clark Chet Atkins & Doc Watson
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Saturday

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Interviews

Fresh Air Weekend: Marc Maron; Reconsidering Millennial Speak; Susan Silverman

Marc Maron talks about sobriety and his "uncomfortable" comfort zone. Linguist Geoff Nunberg weighs in on the phrase "I feel like." Rabbi Susan Silverman discusses anxiety, faith and adoption.

Fresh Air Weekend: Marc Maron; Reconsidering Millennial Speak; Susan Silverman
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Friday

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Pop Culture

Comedian Maria Bamford Finds Humor In Uncomfortable Topics

The star of the new Netflix series Lady Dynamite has used comedy to address her serious struggles with OCD, bipolar disorder and suicidal thoughts. Originally broadcast July 18, 2013.

Comedian Maria Bamford Finds Humor In Uncomfortable Topics
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Movie Reviews

'Weiner' Offers A Riveting, Close-Up View Of A Scandal In Progress

In 2013, a documentary team followed former Congressman Anthony Weiner in his bid to become mayor of New York. When a scandal hit, the cameras kept rolling. Film critic David Edelstein reviews Weiner.

'Weiner' Offers A Riveting, Close-Up View Of A Scandal In Progress
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Thursday

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Politics

In New Political Warfare, 'Armies Of Video Trackers' Swarm Candidates

New Yorker writer Jane Mayer discusses conservative activist James O'Keefe's latest botched sting operation, and the new kind of political opposition research O'Keefe pioneered.

In New Political Warfare, 'Armies Of Video Trackers' Swarm Candidates
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In Its Retelling, 'Roots' Is Powerful, Must-See Television

This weekend, an eight-hour remake of the 1977 miniseries begins airing on A&E, Lifetime and The History Channel. TV critic David Bianculli says the new Roots deserves to be seen and talked about.

In Its Retelling, 'Roots' Is Powerful, Must-See Television
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