Fresh Air for Feb. 26, 2022: 'Abbot Elementary' creator Quinta Brunson; Novelist Julie Otsuka Hear the Fresh Air program for February 26, 2022

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Abbott Elementary creator and showrunner Quinta Brunson plays second grade teacher Janine Teagues on the mockumentary. Gilles Mingasson/ABC hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Abbot Elementary' creator Quinta Brunson; Novelist Julie Otsuka

Brunson stars as a rookie second grade teacher in Abbott Elementary. Kevin Whitehead reviews Lennie Tristano's Personal Recordings. Otsuka draws on her own family history in The Swimmers.

Abbott Elementary creator and showrunner Quinta Brunson plays second grade teacher Janine Teagues on the mockumentary. Gilles Mingasson/ABC hide caption

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Gilles Mingasson/ABC

Fresh Air Weekend: 'Abbot Elementary' creator Quinta Brunson; Novelist Julie Otsuka

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