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Questlove's previous books include Mo' Meta Blues and Soul Train. He also teaches a class about classic albums at New York University. Ben Watts/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Questlove; 'Elvis & Nixon'; Tom Hanks

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Reborn At 40, She Uncovered New Life In A 'Dream' — Looking At Skulls

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How Talking Openly Against Stigma Helped A Mother And Son Cope With Bipolar Disorder

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When It Comes To Prom Dresses, Teen Blogger Knows What's In Style

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Fresh Air Weekend: Autism; New Historical Fiction; The Future Of Yellowstone

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Vito de la Cruz once worked the fields as a migrant worker with his family. Now, he's a civil rights attorney. And through it all, he has recalled a day of fear on the fields where he worked as a child. StoryCorps hide caption

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'I Can Smell The Dirt And The Fear': Up From Soil, The Soul Of A Law Career

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Despite Steep Odds, DeRay Mckesson Draws Lessons From Mayoral Bid

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W. Kamau Bell describes his new CNN series, United Shades of America, as a travel show that will take him places he is afraid to go. Courtesy of CNN hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: W. Kamau Bell; Julian Lage's 'Arclight'; 'Shugs & Fats'

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Now Hiring: Low Pay, Terrible Benefits And An Unmatched View On Life

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Samantha Bee's political satire Full Frontal premiered in February. Jessica Miglio/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Samantha Bee; Robbie Fulks' New Album; The 'Start-Up Bubble'

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Andy Alaniz was killed in friendly fire in Iraq in 1991. Courtesy of Catherine Alaniz-Simonds hide caption

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For Decades, He Carried Guilt For Another Soldier's Death

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Clarence "Fancy Clancy" Haskett, in his element at the ballpark. Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum hide caption

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The 'Larger Than Life' Legend Of The Ballpark Beer Guy

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Country Superstar Merle Haggard Dies At 79

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Ray Romano plays Zak Yankovich, a record company's head of promotions, in HBO's Vinyl. Macall B. Polay/HBO hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Ray Romano; Internet Etiquette; Baseball Injuries

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The True Story Of A Fake Presidential Candidate

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