Fresh Air with Terry Gross is one of NPR’s most popular programs. Each week, nearly four million people tune in to the show's intimate conversations, broadcast nationwide on more than 400 NPR radio stations and in Europe on the World Radio Network.
This collection from Fresh Air includes thought-provoking , laugh-out-loud interviews with 21 comedy stars: Al Franken, Bill Maher, Ahmed Ahmed and Maz Jobrani, Tracey Ullman, Martin Short, Conan O'Brien, Richard Pryor, Jon Lovitz, Richard Belzer, Colin Quinn, Chris Rock, Drew Carey, Carol Leifer, Larry David, Henny Youngman, Phyllis Diller, Jay Leno, Joan Rivers, Jackie Mason, and Bob Newhart.
Terry Gross started out in public radio in 1973, at WBFO in Buffalo. In 1975, she became producer and host of Fresh Air, then a live daily show broadcast locally at WHYY. The show premiered nationally in its current long-hour version in 1987. The 1994 Peobody Award citation praises its "probing questions, revelatory interviews and unusual insights." In 2003, Terry Gross won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award.
Publisher: HighBridge Company
Unabridged, 3.5 hours