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Fresh Air For June 29, 2019: '5B' Goes Inside America's First AIDS Ward; Ramy Youssef

Marchers at a candlelight vigil in San Francisco, Calif., carry a banner to call attention to the continuing battle against AIDS on May 29, 1989. The city was home to the nation's first AIDS special care unit. The unit, which opened in 1983, is the subject the documentary 5B. Jason M. Grow/AP hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: '5B' Goes Inside America's 1st AIDS Ward; Ramy Youssef

Fresh Air Weekend: '5B' Goes Inside America's 1st AIDS Ward; Ramy Youssef

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Fresh Air For June 28, 2019: Novelist John Green

Computers use algorithms to do everything from adding up a column of figures to resizing a window. iMrSquid/Getty Images hide caption

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Algorithmic Intelligence Has Gotten So Smart, It's Easy To Forget It's Artificial

Algorithmic Intelligence Has Gotten So Smart, It's Easy To Forget It's Artificial

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The seven-part Showtime series The Loudest Voice traces the rise and fall of Fox News chief Roger Ailes (Russell Crowe). Showtime hide caption

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Loud But Not Captivating: Drama About Fox News Chief Roger Ailes Falls Flat

Loud But Not Captivating: Drama About Fox News Chief Roger Ailes Falls Flat

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Fresh Air For June 27, 2019: How 'Maiden' Sailed Around The World And Into History

"We weren't surprised that there was resistance to an all-female crew in the race ..." says Tracy Edwards, who assembled the first all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race. "But I was shocked at the level of anger there was that we wanted to do this, because why is this making you angry?" Courtesy of Tracy Edwards and Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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With An All-Female Crew, 'Maiden' Sailed Around The World And Into History

With An All-Female Crew, 'Maiden' Sailed Around The World And Into History

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Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is an aspiring singer-songwriter who finds himself taking credit for The Beatles' catalog in Yesterday. Jonathan Prime/Universal hide caption

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Imagine There's No Beatles: 'Yesterday' Proves Too Clumsy For Its Clever Conceit

Imagine There's No Beatles: 'Yesterday' Proves Too Clumsy For Its Clever Conceit

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Fresh Air For June 26, 2019: Founders Of The First Inpatient AIDS Ward

Marchers at a candlelight vigil in San Francisco, Calif., carry a banner to call attention to the continuing battle against AIDS on May 29, 1989. The city was home to the nation's first AIDS special care unit. The unit, which opened in 1983, is the subject the documentary 5B. Jason M. Grow/AP hide caption

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1st AIDS Ward '5B' Fought To Give Patients Compassionate Care, Dignified Deaths

1st AIDS Ward '5B' Fought To Give Patients Compassionate Care, Dignified Deaths

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Fresh Air For June 25, 2019: Ramy Youssef

Ramy Youssef is the co-creator and star of the semi-autobiographical Hulu series Ramy. "From the onset ... we really wanted to challenge our main character," he says. Hasan Amin/Hulu hide caption

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Comic Ramy Youssef On Being An 'Allah Carte' Muslim: 'You Sit In Contradictions'

Comic Ramy Youssef On Being An 'Allah Carte' Muslim: 'You Sit In Contradictions'

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