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Alice Cooper, From Ghoul-Rock to 'Golf Monster'

During his early-'70s heyday, shock-rock icon Alice Cooper dressed like a ghoul, with a gaunt face and mascara-streaked eyes. But he's got more than that one dimension, and his new memoir chronicles how he replaced his addiction to alcohol with an addiction to golf.

Alice Cooper, From Ghoul-Rock to 'Golf Monster'

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Don DeLillo's 'Falling Man'

Ever since word got out that Don DeLillo was working on a novel about Sept. 11, anticipation has been building. After all, DeLillo has claimed plots and conspiracies as his literary subject. Book critic Maureen Corrigan has a review of DeLillo's new novel, Falling Man.

Don DeLillo's 'Falling Man'

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'The Doris Day Collection, Vol. 2'

A new box-set DVD collection of early musicals starring Hollywood's favorite wholesome blonde includes Romance on the High Seas, My Dream Is Yours, On Moonlight Bay, I'll See You in My Dreams, By the Light of the Silvery Moon and Lucky Me. Lloyd Schwartz has a review.

'The Doris Day Collection, Vol. 2'

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'Fresh Air' at 20: New Orleans' Dr. John

Fresh Air went national in 1987, and we're celebrating that 20th anniversary by revisiting some classic broadcasts. In this segment: A song from New Orleans musician Dr. John, aka Mac Rebennack. Rebroadcast from May 1987.

'Fresh Air' at 20: New Orleans' Dr. John

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'Fresh Air' at 20: Jazz Musician Marty Grosz

Fresh Air went national in 1987, and we're celebrating that 20th anniversary by revisiting some classic interviews. In this segment: German jazz artist Marty Grosz plays the music of Fats Waller. Rebroadcast from June 26, 1987.

'Fresh Air' at 20: Jazz Musician Marty Grosz

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'Fresh Air' at 20: Jerry Seinfeld

Fresh Air went national in 1987, and we're celebrating that 20th anniversary by revisiting some classic interviews. First up: Jerry Seinfeld, who sat down with Terry Gross before Seinfeld made him a star. Rebroadcast from Sept. 2, 1987.

'Fresh Air' at 20: Jerry Seinfeld

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Crucial Moments, Courageous Decisions

In Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989, historian Michael Beschloss takes a look at the crucial moments when a president risked his political career for the good of the country, often by taking an unpopular or controversial stand.

Crucial Moments, Courageous Decisions

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