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Fresh Air for November 30, 2016

Gianfranco Rosi's documentary, Fire at Sea, is set on the tiny Sicilian island of Lampedusa, where tens of thousands of migrants come ashore each year. 01 Distribution hide caption

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2 New Works Confront The Refugee Crisis With Empathy And Humanity

2 New Works Confront The Refugee Crisis With Empathy And Humanity

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Fresh Air for November 29, 2016

Fresh Air for November 28, 2016

Carrie Fisher appears as Princess Leia in the first Star Wars film. "I like Princess Leia," Fisher tells Fresh Air. "I like how she handles things; I like how she treats people." Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Carrie Fisher Opens Up About 'Star Wars,' The Gold Bikini And Her On-Set Affair

Carrie Fisher Opens Up About 'Star Wars,' The Gold Bikini And Her On-Set Affair

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Fresh Air for November 26, 2016

Zadie Smith has written several novels, including On Beauty, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2005. Dominique Nabokov/Penguin Press hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Novelist Zadie Smith; 'Daily Show' Host Trevor Noah

Fresh Air Weekend: Novelist Zadie Smith; 'Daily Show' Host Trevor Noah

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