Fresh Air http://ualrpublicradio.org en 'Fresh Air' Remembers Former Vermont Sen. James Jeffords http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/fresh-air-remembers-former-vermont-sen-james-jeffords <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=%27Fresh+Air%27+Remembers+Former+Vermont+Sen.+James+Jeffords&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0MTAzMDEyMTY4NDEzNjUxZmMzYQ004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>TERRY GROSS, HOST: <p>This is FRESH AIR.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF SONG)<p>SINGING SENATORS: (Singing) God bless America, land that I love. Stand beside her and guide her through the night with the light from above. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:06:00 +0000 editor 28442 at http://ualrpublicradio.org With Both Farce And Feeling, Currentzis' 'Figaro' Succeeds Magnificently http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/both-farce-and-feeling-currentzis-figaro-succeeds-magnificently There are many recordings of Mozart's <em>The Marriage of Figaro. </em>Do we need another? In the case of this new recording led by the young Greek conductor Teodor Currentzis, <em>Fresh Air</em> classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz says, "Absolutely." <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:04:00 +0000 Lloyd Schwartz 28443 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Cardiologist Speaks From The Heart About America's Medical System http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/cardiologist-speaks-heart-about-americas-medical-system As a young doctor working at a teaching hospital, Sandeep Jauhar was having trouble making ends meet. So, like other academic physicians, he took a job moonlighting at a private practice, the offices of a cardiologist. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:03:00 +0000 editor 28440 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Cardiologist Speaks From The Heart About America's Medical System Box Set Looks Back On Pioneering '5' Royales http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/box-set-looks-back-pioneering-5-royales Soul music is often defined as the moment when gospel and blues met and formed a new sound. Ray Charles is often given credit for this, but there were others, most notably the "5" Royales, who had immense success as a live act, but never sold as many records as such a pioneering group should have. With the release of the 131-track collection <em>Soul and Swagger: The Complete "5" Royales</em>, the group has finally gotten the recognition they deserve. <em>Fresh Air</em> critic Ed Ward has the story. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:40:00 +0000 Ed Ward 28388 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Seeking Proof For Why We Feel Terrible After Too Many Drinks http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/seeking-proof-why-we-feel-terrible-after-too-many-drinks It can be nice to relax with a glass of wine, a beer or a shot of whiskey. But one drink too many, and you may be paying the price.<p>To understand why drinking can make us feel so good and so bad, you have to know a little about science, says journalist Adam Rogers, author of <em>Proof: The Science of Booze</em>.<p>As Rogers notes, researchers have only just begun to explore the mystery of the hangover and share a common language around it.<p>"Hangovers have different symptoms for different people," Rogers tells <em>Fresh Air</em>'s Terry Gross. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:40:00 +0000 editor 28389 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Seeking Proof For Why We Feel Terrible After Too Many Drinks 'Sweetness #9' Satirizes Food Wars And Artificial America http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/sweetness-9-satirizes-food-wars-and-artificial-america When author Stephan Eirik Clark read <em>Fast Food Nation</em> in 2001, he didn't know it would inspire him to write a fictional account of the food industry.<p>"Flavorings were like gravity or electricity — something that was all around me but that I had never paid any attention to," Clark tells <em>Fresh Air's</em> Terry Gross. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:40:00 +0000 editor 28390 at http://ualrpublicradio.org 'Sweetness #9' Satirizes Food Wars And Artificial America Fresh Air Weekend: Eric Schlosser, Spoon's New Album And 'The Knick' Creators http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/fresh-air-weekend-eric-schlosser-spoons-new-album-and-knick-creators Fresh Air Weekend<em> 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:</em><p><strong>Nuclear 'Command And Control': A History Of False Alarms And Near Catastrophes: </strong>Eric Schlosser, author of <em>Fast Food Nation</em>, spent six years researching America's nuclear weapons. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:48:00 +0000 editor 28306 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Fresh Air Weekend: Eric Schlosser, Spoon's New Album And 'The Knick' Creators In Acting And In Life, Lauren Bacall 'Loved The Idea Of Adventure' http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/acting-and-life-lauren-bacall-loved-idea-adventure With her chin down and her eyes up, Lauren Bacall's trademark, sultry <em>look</em> enchanted audiences — and also fellow co-stars, most notably her future husband, Humphrey Bogart. But that powerful glance was actually a technique that 19-year-old Bacall employed to keep herself from shaking with nervousness during the filming of <em>To Have and Have Not</em>.<p>"It was quite a terrifying experience for me," Bacall told <em>Fresh Air's </em>Terry Gross in 1994. "I was this kid and I was scared to death of all these pros around me. ... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:37:00 +0000 editor 28263 at http://ualrpublicradio.org In Acting And In Life, Lauren Bacall 'Loved The Idea Of Adventure' At 49, Jamie Moyer's Pitching Career Goes Into Extra Innings http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/49-jamie-moyers-pitching-career-goes-extra-innings-0 In a new memoir called <em>Just Tell Me I Can't</em> Moyer explains how he became a better pitcher in his 40s than his 20s. Moyer's story isn't just the tale of a talented guy who hung on a little longer than others; with the help of a sports psychologist, he managed to gain control of the mental side of his game. <em>Originally broadcast Oct. 2, 2013.</em> <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:11:00 +0000 editor 28262 at http://ualrpublicradio.org A Scientist's Mission To Break The Itch-Scratch Cycle http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/scientists-mission-break-itch-scratch-cycle <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=A+Scientist%27s+Mission+To+Break+The+Itch-Scratch+Cycle&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzk2ODM0MDEzNTkxMjU2MDA2YzI0Nw004)"/></div><p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:49:00 +0000 editor 28200 at http://ualrpublicradio.org