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Nuclear North Korea
New York Times reporter David Sanger talks about North Koreas nuclear program and the Trump administration response. North Korea recently launched several ballistic missiles and claims that its preparing to test an intercontinental ballistic missile, which could reach the U.S. Sanger also talks about how Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been dealing with the media.

Wed, Mar 29, 2017 -- 1:00pm

Recently on Fresh Air:

Mar 28, 2017
Inside DARPA, The Pentagon Agency Whose Technology Has 'Changed the World'

Journalist Sharon Weinberger discusses the Defense Advance Research Projects Agency, which develops innovative scientific technologies for the military. Her new book is The Imagineers of War.

Mar 27, 2017
How For-Profit Colleges Sell 'Risky Education' To The Most Vulnerable

Tressie McMillan Cottom worked in enrollment at two for-profit colleges, but quit because she felt uncomfortable selling students an education they couldn't afford. Her new book is Lower Ed.

Mar 25, 2017
Fresh Air Weekend: Comic Pete Holmes; Ron Powers Discusses His Sons' Schizophrenia

Holmes, who grew up a devout Christian, says he draws on his early career and "churchy" roots in HBO's Crashing. Powers talks about mental illness and his efforts to help his sons.

Mar 24, 2017
A Middle-Aged Misanthrope Reconnects With His Long Lost Daughter In 'Wilson'

Daniel Clowes' angst-ridden graphic novel is the basis for a new film starring Woody Harrelson and Laura Dern. Critic David Edelstein says Wilson's abrasive protagonist is worth getting to know.

Mar 24, 2017
The Supreme Court Ruling That Led To 70,000 Forced Sterilizations

In the early 20th century, American eugenicists used forced sterilization to "breed out" traits considered undesirable. Adam Cohen tells the story in Imbeciles. Originally broadcast March 7, 2016.

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