Helicopter ferries team over killer icefall. NAMCHE BAZAAR—After a tragic climbing season on Mount Everest, after all the foreign guides and more than 300 high-paying clients had pulled out, a Chinese
Whether hero or traitor, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is the most important whistle-blower of modern times, one whose disclosures will reverberate for decades to come. With
Every generation has its Hester Prynne, its Tess of the d'Ubervilles, its Becky Sharp, its Emma Bovary. Monica Lewinsky was ours, and while our mothers (or our mothers-in-print) sniped at her and about
This interview was originally broadcast on May 13, 2013. For the past 37 years, Robert Caro has devoted his life to writing the definitive biography of Lyndon Johnson. So far, The Years of Lyndon Johnson
The leading man known for his good looks and charm has lately been taking on more serious roles in films such as Bernie, Magic Mike and Mud. We'll listen back to excerpts from an April 2013 interview.
The Wind Rises Directors: Hayao Miyazaki • Genre: Animation, biography, drama • Running time: 126 minutes Rated PG-13 With Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt (Recommended) The 73-year-old
Fresh Air Weekend 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,