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Fresh Air: Joe Frank

"Whatever tragedies might befall you, you can always right away think, 'well that would make a great story for radio!'"

2018 / Terry Gross / Joe Frank / Fresh Air , USA

"Whatever tragedies might befall you, you can always right away think, 'well that would make a great story for radio!'"

Just after Joe Frank won Third Coast's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003, Fresh Air aired his interview with host Terry Gross, originally recorded in 1989. In a celebration of Joe's accomplishments as a radio artist, Terry delves into Joe's unique process, his inspirations and self-doubts.


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Terry Gross

Terry Gross is the host and co-executive producer of Fresh Air, produced by WHYY Philadelphia and distributed by NPR.

Joe Frank

Joe Frank (1938 - 2018) began his radio career in 1976 at WBAI, Pacifica's New York station, and served as co-anchor of NPR's All Things Considered in the show's early days.


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