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Fresh Air For Oct. 26, 2020: Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Chef Marcus Samuelsson's new book is called The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food. "Dressing has always been part of an African identity, but also a sad journey in American history," Samuelsson says. "As Black men, we had to dress up. ... If we didn't look in a certain way ... police officers [could] round us up — and it still happens." Angie Mosier/Little, Brown hide caption

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Marcus Samuelsson: Erasing Black Culinary History Ignores 'The Soul Of American Food'

Marcus Samuelsson: Erasing Black Culinary History Ignores 'The Soul Of American Food'

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Anne Hathaway is the Grand High Witch in the film adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Witches. Daniel Smith/Warner Bros. hide caption

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Unimaginative 'Witches' Retread Lacks The Magic Of Roald Dahl's Classic

Unimaginative 'Witches' Retread Lacks The Magic Of Roald Dahl's Classic

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Fresh Air For Oct. 24, 2020: Novelist Rumaan Alam; 'My Octopus Teacher' Filmmaker

Rumaan Alam is also the author of the novels Rich and Pretty and That Kind of Mother. David A. Land/Harper Collins hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Novelist Rumaan Alam; 'My Octopus Teacher' Filmmaker

Fresh Air Weekend: Novelist Rumaan Alam; 'My Octopus Teacher' Filmmaker

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Fresh Air For Oct. 23, 2020: 'Fresh Air' Reflects On The Psychedelic Movement

Fresh Air For Oct. 22, 2020: Nina Totenberg

Nina Totenberg became NPR's legal correspondent in 1975. "In the beginning, NPR was a tiny little place," she says. Wanyu Zhang/NPR hide caption

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Nina Totenberg On Amy Coney Barrett, Anita Hill And Saying Goodbye To RBG

Nina Totenberg On Amy Coney Barrett, Anita Hill And Saying Goodbye To RBG

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Fresh Air For Oct. 21, 2020: Novelist Sigrid Nunez

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