The women's history scholar, who died June 1, grew up on a remote Australian sheep farm and later went on to write three memoirs, including True North. Conway spoke to Fresh Air in 1989, '94 and '98.
Hernandez talks about baseball, Seinfeld and being his own "worst enemy." Critic Justin Chang reviews the horror movie Hereditary. Offerman play a middle-aged single dad in Hearts Beat Loud.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author was separated from his family as a child. He says the Trump administration's policy is "inhumane, it's immoral and the United States is simply doing the wrong thing."
Allan Fuks' name subjected him to a childhood of teasing. Although the name-calling led his parents to legally change the family name, he recently decided to use it in his career as a comedian.
In a new book, historian Marc Dollinger argues that the conventional wisdom of Jewish and African-American harmony during the civil rights era is flawed. And that the real story has lessons for today.
"It's difficult for him to ... not see me as an Israeli who is causing all this pain to him and his family," says Dana Levy, who became friends with Mohammed Saqar of Gaza when they were teens.
Sedaris' new book features stories about family, aging and mortality. Maureen Corrigan reviews My Ex-Life, by Stephen McCauley. Talley felt like a misfit growing up — until he found Vogue magazine.
It's an infamous scene: Juan Romero, then a teenager, attends to Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, who had just been shot at LA's Ambassador Hotel. He reflects on his brief time with RFK 50 years ago.