Fresh Air For Dec. 15, 2020: MC And Actor Riz Ahmed Hear the Fresh Air program for December 15, 2020

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MC And Actor Riz Ahmed Embraces A New Kind Of Role In 'Sound Of Metal'

Ahmed plays a drummer who loses his hearing in Sound of Metal. To prepare for the role, he immersed himself in deaf culture — an experience that changed the way he thought about communication.

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MC And Actor Riz Ahmed Embraces A New Kind Of Role In 'Sound Of Metal'

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A Year Like No Other: Ken Tucker Picks 10 Albums That Made An Art Of Escapism

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