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School Segregation
Why do so many neighborhoods and schools across America remain segregated? Dave Davies speaks with journalist Nikole Hannah Jones. Shes kept her daughter in their neighborhood public school, which has remained segregated because white families have chosen to send their children elsewhere.

Mon, Jan 16, 2017 -- 1:00pm


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Jan 14, 2017
Fresh Air Weekend: Jeff Bridges; Netflix' 'Unfortunate Events'; Sportscaster Joe Buck

Jeff Bridges says his actor dad always brought joy to the set. David Bianculli reviews A Series Of Unfortunate Events. Hall-of-fame broadcaster Joe Buck discusses his new memoir, Lucky Bastard.

Jan 13, 2017
The Man Behind Lemony Snicket Talks About Writing For Kids And His Childhood Fears

Lemony Snicket, AKA Daniel Handler, wrote the children's book series, A Series of Unfortunate Events. Handler spoke to Terry Gross in 2001 and in 2012, when he brought his accordion to the studio.

Jan 13, 2017
Remembering Celebrated Indian Actor Om Puri, Star Of 'East Is East'

Puri, who died last Friday in Mumbai, appeared in more than 300 movies, including the British film, My Son the Fanatic. Originally broadcast in 2000.

Jan 13, 2017
'Series Of Unfortunate Events' On Netflix Will Charm And Delight

Daniel Handler has adapted his popular children's book series for Netflix. Critic David Bianculli says A Series Of Unfortunate Events is "one of the best new TV shows in a long time."

Jan 13, 2017
Hilarity And Hostility Converge In The Family Comedy 'Toni Erdmann'

The German film centers on a prankster father who barges into the life of his business consultant daughter. Critic David Edelstein says Toni Erdmann keeps you guessing — in a good way.

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