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Fresh Air For Sept. 14, 2019: The CIA's Quest For Mind Control; Tan France Of 'Queer Eye'

CIA chemist Sidney Gottlieb headed up the agency's secret MK-ULTRA program, which was charged with developing a mind control drug that could be weaponized against enemies. Courtesy of the CIA hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: The CIA's Quest For Mind Control; Tan France Of 'Queer Eye'

Fresh Air Weekend: The CIA's Quest For Mind Control; Tan France Of 'Queer Eye'

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Fresh Air For Sept. 13, 2019: Linda Ronstadt

Fresh Air For Sept. 12, 2019: 'Waste' Examines The Afterlife of Recyclables

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Filmmaker Ken Burns Goes Wide, But Not Deep, In His Chronicle Of 'Country Music'

Filmmaker Ken Burns Goes Wide, But Not Deep, In His Chronicle Of 'Country Music'

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Fresh Air For Sept. 11, 2019: Tan France Of 'Queer Eye'

Tan France is the fashion expert on the makeover show Queer Eye, but he initially had misgivings about joining the show. "I didn't want to become famous," he says. "That wasn't really the life for me and ... I wasn't necessarily about making things pretty." Marcus Macdonald/St. Martin's Press hide caption

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Why Fashion Expert Tan France Nearly Turned Down 'Queer Eye'

Why Fashion Expert Tan France Nearly Turned Down 'Queer Eye'

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Fresh Air for Sept. 10, 2019: Breaking The Harvey Weinstein Story

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