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9:00am

Sat March 21, 2015
Fresh Air Weekend

Fresh Air Weekend: Daniel Genis, 'Seymour' Documentary And Norman Blake

Daniel Genis, son of Soviet emigre Alexander Genis, served 10 years in prison for armed robbery. He was released last year, and his essays about life in prison have been widely published.
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Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors, and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

Released From Prison, 'Apologetic Bandit' Writes About Life Inside: Daniel Genis, son of Soviet emigre writer Alexander Genis, served 10 years for armed robbery. The crimes fueled his heroin addiction. "It was so obvious I didn't fit in," he says.

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11:01am

Fri March 20, 2015
Remembrances

Fresh Air Remembers Blues And Jazz Historian Samuel Charters

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11:01am

Fri March 20, 2015
Movie Reviews

'Seymour': A Loving Portrait Of An Acclaimed Classical Pianist

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11:01am

Fri March 20, 2015
Author Interviews

In 'Redeployment,' Former Marine Explores The Challenges Of Coming Home

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11:16am

Thu March 19, 2015
Music Interviews

Bluegrass Musician Norman Blake Releases An Album Of Original Songs

Originally published on Fri March 20, 2015 7:57 am

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