Fresh Air For Nov. 2, 2019: Prince's Co-Writer; 'Mr. Robot' Creator Sam Esmail Hear the Fresh Air program for November 2, 2019

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Fresh Air Weekend: Prince's Co-Writer; 'Mr. Robot' Creator Sam Esmail

Dan Piepenbring worked with the music icon on The Beautiful Ones: "Prince wanted to "break the mold of the memoir," he says. Esmail explains how his own anxiety and hacking helped inspire Mr. Robot.

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Fresh Air Weekend: Prince's Co-Writer; 'Mr. Robot' Creator Sam Esmail

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