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Fresh Air For April 24, 2019: Anne Harrington On 'Mind Fixers'

Thanks to the presidential election, "socialism" and "capitalism" were Merriam-Webster's most-looked-up words of the year in 2012. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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'Socialism' Isn't The Scare Word It Once Was

'Socialism' Isn't The Scare Word It Once Was

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Fresh Air For April 23, 2019: Glenda Jackson On Playing King Lear

Glenda Jackson plays the title role in Shakespeare's King Lear on Broadway. Jackson still gets nervous after decades on stage because she knows how "easy it is to act really badly, and how very, very hard it is to act well." Bridget Lacombe hide caption

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Glenda Jackson On Playing King Lear: Gender Barriers 'Crack' With Age

Glenda Jackson On Playing King Lear: Gender Barriers 'Crack' With Age

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Fresh Air For April 22, 2019: Neglect And Disaster In The U.S. Navy

Fresh Air For April 19, 2019: The Remarkable Life Of Frederick Douglass

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