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The Life and Death of Eric Garner
Terry Gross talks with Matt Taibbi. He has a new book about the man who died in 2014 at the hands of police. The video of his death went viral. Taibbi examines Garner's life, the police policies that led to his death, and legal battles that followed.

Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 1:00pm


Recently on Fresh Air:

Oct 21, 2017
Fresh Air Weekend: Novelist Amy Tan; 'Death In The Air'; Director Noah Baumbach

Tan discusses her experiences with family and fate. Maureen Corrigan reviews Kate Winkler Dawson's book about London's Great Smog of 1952. Baumbach's new film mixes comedy with deep emotional pain.

Oct 20, 2017
Nora Jane Struthers Is Hard-Headed About Being Open-Hearted On 'Champion'

The Nashville-based singer-songwriter has a new album that explores the joys of long-term commitment. Rock critic Ken Tucker says the collection is her most personal and accessible to date.

Oct 20, 2017
'Killing of a Sacred Deer' Is A Twisted Indictment Of White Male Privilege

A heart surgeon develops a strange relationship with a teenage boy in Yorgos Lanthimos' new film. Reviewer Justin Chang says The Killing of a Sacred Deer is an "unnervingly strange" horror movie.

Oct 20, 2017
Anthony Bourdain On 'Appetites,' Washing Dishes And The Food He Still Won't Eat

The TV host's new documentary is Wasted! The Story of Food Waste. In 2016, Bourdain spoke to Fresh Air about cooking for his young daughter: "If she's not happy, I'm not happy."

Oct 19, 2017
For Novelist John Green, OCD Is Like An 'Invasive Weed' Inside His Mind

"It starts out with one little thought, and then slowly that becomes the only thought that you're able to have," Green says. His new novel, Turtles All The Way Down, is about a teenage girl with OCD.

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