Fresh Air Weekend Fresh Air Weekend is everything you love about Fresh Air — tailored for Saturday and Sunday. It highlights the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends.
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Fresh Air Weekend is everything you love about Fresh Air — tailored for Saturday and Sunday.

Dave Grohl performs onstage during the taping of the 2021 "Vax Live" fundraising concert at the in Inglewood, Calif. Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Dave Grohl; Will Smith

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Blair Braverman is a contributing editor to Outside Magazine. She's also appeared on the Discovery reality show Naked and Afraid, in which she and a partner were left in a remote area of South Africa without clothes, food or water for three weeks. Nathaniel Wilder/Harper Collins hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Dogsledder Blair Braverman; Nikole Hannah-Jones

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Andie MacDowell says her experience with her own mother's mental illness informs her portrayal of Paula in the Netflix series Maid. Ricardo Hubbs/Netflix hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Actor Andie MacDowell; Novelist Gary Shteyngart

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Paul McCartney, shown here in 1963, says the initial rush of Beatlemania "was the fulfillment of all our dreams." Fiona Adams/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Paul McCartney; Filmmaker Edgar Wright

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Oscar Isaac, shown here at the 2020 Academy Awards, credits his father with introducing him to acting: "I started making movies with his camcorder." Richard Harbaugh/A.M.P.A.S. via Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Oscar Isaac; Katie Couric

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Billy Porter attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party. "Fabulous and serious can go hand in hand. I am proof positive of that," he says. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Billy Porter; Cynthia Erivo

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In his new book, Questlove moves through his life, writing about memories, turning points and the songs he listened to. Amy Sussman/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Questlove; Tubist Richard Antoine White

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Stanley Tucci hosts the CNN series Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy. CNN hide caption

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Fresh Air weekend: Celebrating film noir; Stanley Tucci

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Anita Hill teaches courses on gender, race, social policy and legal history at Brandeis University. Lisa O'Connor /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air weekend: Anita Hill; 'Dear Evan Hansen' star Ben Platt

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B.J. Novak attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills. Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Office' Star B.J. Novak; Author Colson Whitehead

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Macaques check out a camera in Galtaji Temple in Jaipur, India. Monkeys have been known to sneak into swimming pools, courts and even the halls of India's Parliament. One attorney told author Mary Roach about a macaque that infiltrated a medical institute and began pulling out patient IVs. Vishal Bhatnagar/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Banjo Player Béla Fleck; The Weird World Of Animal 'Crime'

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Before becoming an actor, Michael K. Williams worked as a background dancer for performers like Madonna and George Michael. Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Remembering Michael K. Williams; Poet Laureate Joy Harjo

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Sandra Oh, Nana Mensah and Holland Taylor play English professors at a fictional college in The Chair. Eliza Morse/Netflix hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Sandra Oh; Aretha Franklin

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Schmigadoon!' Co-Creator Cinco Paul; How Dopamine Works

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Kenan Thompson speaks on stage during the 2019 New Yorker Festival. He's currently nominated for two Emmy Awards, one for Kenan, and another for his comic performances on SNL. Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for The New Yorker hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Billie Jean King; Kenan Thompson

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Osama bin Laden is seen at an undisclosed location in a television image broadcast on Oct. 7, 2001. Al-Jazeera TV/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Writer Tarell Alvin McCraney; Osama Bin Laden Biographer

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Dr. Leana Wen in the emergency department at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston on Aug. 14, 2012. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Dr. Leana Wen On COVID-19; Jad Abumrad

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Fresh Air Weekend: Questlove; Growing Up In A Utopian Community

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Tahmima Anam is also the author of a trilogy of novels set during and after the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. Abeer Hoque/Simon & Schuster hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Startup Wife' Author Tahmima Anam; MLB Pitcher C.C. Sabathia

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Ashley C. Ford's new memoir is Somebody's Daughter. Heather Sten/Macmillan hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Author Ashely C. Ford; Flight Attendant/Novelist T.J. Newman

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Uzo Aduba plays the therapist in the new season of the HBO series In Treatment. HBO hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Actor Uzo Aduba; Desus & Mero

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Usnavi (Anthony Ramos) runs a corner bodega and dreams of returning to the Dominican Republic in In the Heights. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Anthony Ramos, 'Luca,' 'Undine' And Renée Elise Goldsberry

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