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Wonder Woman's Secret History
Wonder Woman's creator, William Moulton Marston, modeled her on suffragists -- and erotic pin up art. Marston was a psychologist, feminist, inventor of the lie detector and a secret polygamist. Terry Gross talks with Jill Lepore about her new book, "The Secret History of Wonder Woman."

Mon, Oct 27, 2014 -- 1:00pm


Recently on Fresh Air:

Oct 25, 2014
Fresh Air Weekend: Ed Norton, Nostaglic DVD Releases, America's Test Kitchen

Norton talks about making Birdman; new box-set DVD releases are aimed at baby boomers and Gen X-ers; The Cook's Illustrated Meat Book gives tips on how to shop for, store, season and cook meat.

Oct 22, 2014
Ben Bradlee On Journalism: Be 'Fair' And 'Honest,' But Don't 'Back Down'

Bradlee was the executive editor for the Washington Post from 1968 to 1991. He published the Pentagon Papers and covered Watergate. Bradlee, who died Tuesday at 93, talked with Terry Gross in 1995.

Oct 22, 2014
Disappearing Religions Charted In 'Heirs To Forgotten Kingdoms'

When Gerard Russell was a diplomat in the Middle East, he met followers of ancient religions facing extinction. His new book includes the origins of the Yazidis, who are fleeing the Islamic State.

Oct 21, 2014
Nostalgia, Now Out On DVD, With 'Wonder Years' And 'Pee-wee' Releases

In what may be a last gasp for DVD collections, some of the new box-set releases are aimed at baby boomers and Gen X-ers with favorites like The Wonder Years and Pee-wee's Playhouse.

Oct 21, 2014
Ed Norton On 'Birdman,' Wes Anderson And Why $40 Makes Him Proud

Making Birdman "was one of the most creatively satisfying experiences I've had," Norton says. He also talks about why Anderson's films are deep and getting royalties for the music in Death to Smoochy.

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