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Fresh Air For Jan. 20, 2021: Biden's Plan To Enact A Climate Agenda

Spoor is a pulpy murder story that's also a utopian fable about feminism, social justice and ecology. The film, which was released in 2017, is newly available for streaming on The Brattle. Courtesy of Samuel Goldwyn Films hide caption

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Polish Thriller 'Spoor' Is A Pulpy Murder Story — And A Utopian Fable

Polish Thriller 'Spoor' Is A Pulpy Murder Story — And A Utopian Fable

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Fresh Air For Jan. 19, 2021: The Pioneering 'Doctors Blackwell'

An illustration shows medical student Elizabeth Blackwell at Geneva Medical College (later Hobart College) in upstate New York, as she eyes a note dropped onto her arm by a male student, during a lecture in the college's operating room. Bettmann/Getty Images hide caption

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'Doctors Blackwell' Tells The Story Of 2 Pioneering Sisters Who Changed Medicine

'Doctors Blackwell' Tells The Story Of 2 Pioneering Sisters Who Changed Medicine

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Fresh Air For Jan. 18, 2021: Documentary Exposes How The FBI Tried To Destroy MLK

Martin Luther King Jr. was a man who had a "tremendous amount of burdens he had to deal with, both politically, socially and personally," says MLK/FBI director Sam Pollard. Courtesy of IFC Films hide caption

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Documentary Exposes How The FBI Tried To Destroy MLK With Wiretaps, Blackmail

Documentary Exposes How The FBI Tried To Destroy MLK With Wiretaps, Blackmail

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Nadia Owusu is a Brooklyn-based writer and urban planner. Beowulf Sheehan/Simon & Schuster hide caption

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'Aftershocks' Is A Powerful Memoir Of A Life Upended — Then Pieced Back Together

'Aftershocks' Is A Powerful Memoir Of A Life Upended — Then Pieced Back Together

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Fresh Air For Jan. 16, 2021: Fran Lebowitz; The Legacy Of Activist William Monroe Trotter

Fran Lebowitz talks about a wide variety of topics — including her stint as a New York City cab driver — in the Netflix series Pretend It's a City. Netflix hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Fran Lebowitz; The Legacy Of Activist William Monroe Trotter

Fresh Air Weekend: Fran Lebowitz; The Legacy Of Activist William Monroe Trotter

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Fresh Air For Jan. 15, 2021: Remembering Michael Apted, Richard Link And Neil Sheehan

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