Previous Shows

Fresh Air for July 18, 2014

Charlie Haden plays upright bass with Keith Jarrett's band in New York City, 1975. Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images

'Live In The Present': Charlie Haden Remembered

'Live In The Present': Charlie Haden Remembered

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/332544960/332609358" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Fresh Air for July 17, 2014

Jennifer Finney Boylan, who wrote the introduction, is the author of several books, including Stuck in the Middle with You: A Memoir of Parenting in Three Genders. Courtesy of Oxford University Press hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of Oxford University Press

'Trans Bodies, Trans Selves': A Modern Manual By And For Trans People

'Trans Bodies, Trans Selves': A Modern Manual By And For Trans People

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/332051691/332339058" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Fresh Air for July 16, 2014

This week, Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai met with some of the girls who escaped Boko Haram's captivity. The Islamic extremist group gained attention in April when it kidnapped more than 200 girls from a school in northeastern Nigeria. Many girls are still missing. Olamikan Gbemiga/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Olamikan Gbemiga/AP

Nigeria's Boko Haram 'More Extreme Than Al-Qaida,' Journalist Says

Nigeria's Boko Haram 'More Extreme Than Al-Qaida,' Journalist Says

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/331988815/332016539" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Fresh Air for July 15, 2014

Angela Ricketts, whose husband deployed eight times over 22 years, says she had to get over resentment around parenting their three kids alone while he was gone. Courtesy of Counterpoint Press hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of Counterpoint Press

An Army Wife Charts Her Struggles In 'No Man's War'

An Army Wife Charts Her Struggles In 'No Man's War'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/331699617/331740420" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Fresh Air for July 14, 2014

Author Beth Macy worked for years as a reporter for the Roanoke Times. "When I became a journalist, I gravitated to those kinds of stories of what I call 'outsiders and underdogs,' " she says. David Hungate/Courtesy of Little, Brown and Co. hide caption

toggle caption
David Hungate/Courtesy of Little, Brown and Co.

How A Factory Man Fought To Save His Furniture Company

How A Factory Man Fought To Save His Furniture Company

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/331356258/331422254" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript