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Fresh Air for Sept. 30, 2017; 'Deuce'; An Obama Speechwriter Looks Back

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Deuce' Traces The Birth Of Porn; An Obama Speechwriter Looks Back

Fresh Air Weekend: 'Deuce' Traces The Birth Of Porn; An Obama Speechwriter Looks Back

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Fresh Air for Sept. 29, 2017: Larry David And 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'

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'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Returns, And Larry David Is Back To Playing Himself

'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Returns, And Larry David Is Back To Playing Himself

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Fresh Air for Sept. 28, 2017: Lobbying In Trump's Washington

Fresh Air for Sept. 27, 2017: 'Deuce' Creators Capture The Birth Of The Porn Industry

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'Deuce' Creators Capture The Birth Of America's Billion-Dollar Porn Industry

'Deuce' Creators Capture The Birth Of America's Billion-Dollar Porn Industry

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Fresh Air for Sept. 26, 2017: How Winston Churchill Become The 'Hero Of The Empire'

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Jennifer Egan's 'Manhattan Beach' Is A Gorgeous Tribute To NYC And Its Seaport

Jennifer Egan's 'Manhattan Beach' Is A Gorgeous Tribute To NYC And Its Seaport

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"I'd lost 60 pounds in the years since my passport picture had been taken and I hardly looked like myself," writes author Haroon Moghul. "Each time I approached a border, I feared I'd be denied a visa or, worse, deported." Mark Airs/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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An Encounter At A Passport Checkpoint Offers Respite From Depression's Grip

An Encounter At A Passport Checkpoint Offers Respite From Depression's Grip

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