Fresh Air for Friday, August 9, 2013

On the HBO series Enlightened, a naive corporate executive played by Laura Dern wants to change the world. The series' creator and writer, Mike White, says the show's whistle-blowing plot line was inspired, in part, by his own father's experience.

Remembering The People's Throat Singer Of Tuva

In a 1999 interview, Kongar-Ol Ondar demonstrates his ancient style of singing for Terry Gross.
This weekend, AMC begins showing the final episodes of its acclaimed drama series, and launches a new one: Low Winter Sun. Meanwhile, HBO presents its newest made-for-TV movie — this one a comedy, starring and co-written by Larry David.
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