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Bradley Cooper on 'American Sniper' Controversy
The show talks with actor Bradley Cooper about his new film "American Sniper." Cooper will discuss Navy SEAL Chris Kyle who was the inspiration for the film, and the controversy surrounding the movie.

Mon, Feb 2, 2015 -- 1:00pm

Recently on Fresh Air:

Jan 30, 2015
When Islamists Impose Their Will In 'Timbuktu,' One Family Resists

The movie, one of five Academy Award nominees for best foreign language film this year, is about radical Islamists occupying the city in Mali. Remarkably, it's often on the verge of being a comedy.

Jan 30, 2015
Fresh Air Remembers Long-Time New York TV And Radio Personality Joe Franklin

Franklin was a talk-show host for more than 40 years. Guests ranged from Elvis Presley, Woody Allen and Barbra Streisand. He died Jan. 24 at 88 years old. In 1988, Franklin talked with Terry Gross.

Jan 30, 2015
Are We Having Fun Yet? New Book Explores The Paradox Of Parenting

Kids can be magical and maddening. The title of Jennifer Senior's book — All Joy and No Fun — contrasts the strains of day-to-day parenting with the transcendent experience of raising a child.

Jan 29, 2015
In 'Outline,' A Series Of Conversations Are Autobiographies In Miniature

Rachel Cusk's novel centers on a writer and mother recovering from divorce who teaches a summer course in Athens, Greece. The narrator has 10 conversations filled with holes, lies and self-deceptions.

Jan 29, 2015
Editor Picks Religions For The First Norton Anthology of World Religions

The anthology includes ancient and contemporary interpretations of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Daoism. Editor Jack Miles discusses primary texts, extremism and death.

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