Around the Nation

Is 'Fred' a Name with Renewed Cachet?

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/12744595/12744599" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Listen to this 'Talk of the Nation' topic

Washington Post writer Monica Hesse talks about her fascination with presidential hopeful Fred Thompson's name, and how the name "Fred" may be making a comeback.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from