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Fresh Air For July 11, 2020: Padma Lakshmi; Patrick Stewart

Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi began collecting cookbooks and recipes in her teens. In the new Hulu series, Taste the Nation, she travels the country to learn how foods from different cultures contributed to American cuisine. Dominic Valente/Hulu hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Padma Lakshmi; Patrick Stewart

Fresh Air Weekend: Padma Lakshmi; Patrick Stewart

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Fresh Air For July 10, 2020: Actor André Holland

Fresh Air For July 9, 2020: Chaos And Healing In The Emergency Room

Fresh Air For July 8, 2020: White Evangelicals And Trump

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'Welcome To Chechnya' Chronicles Abuses Against Its LGBTQ Citizens

'Welcome To Chechnya' Chronicles Abuses Against Its LGBTQ Citizens

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Fresh Air For July 7, 2020: 'Demagogue' Draws A Direct Line From McCarthy To Trump

Sen. Joseph McCarthy (right) consults with attorney Roy Cohn, circa 1954. In the 1970s, Cohn would become a mentor and lawyer to Donald Trump. Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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'We've Got To Learn From Our History,' 'Demagogue' Author Warns

'We've Got To Learn From Our History,' 'Demagogue' Author Warns

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