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Fury, Dissent, and a Ghost Army

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The latest installment of “Mad Max." Blythe Danner, Sam Elliott and Brett Haley on “I’ll See You in My Dreams.” The Ghost Army of World War II. The role of dissent in the United States.
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The Fury of Mad Max

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Director George Miller discusses “Mad Max: Fury Road.” Mad Max attempts to survive his post-apocalyptic setting, gangs, and warlords in this high speed thriller.
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Watch: Getting to Know Karl Ove Knausgaard

Monday, May 11, 2015

Karl Ove Knausgaard on the music he loves, his inability to paint, the Scandinavian authors to watch out for, and the exact number of coffee cups he keeps his writing desk.
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Understanding Our Failure in Iraq

Monday, May 11, 2015

Emma Sky volunteered to help rebuild Iraq after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein in 2003, and went on to serve there longer than any other senior military or diplomatic figure.
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Guilty of Dangerous Thoughts

Monday, May 11, 2015

A new documentary about former NYPD officer Gilberto Valle, who was convicted of conspiring to kidnap and eat women in March 2013. 
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The Origins, and Future, of Rebellion

Monday, May 11, 2015

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges discusses the social and psychological factors cause revolution, rebellion, and resistance.
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The Origins of Rebellion, The Failures of War

Monday, May 11, 2015

The causes and consequences of rebellion. "Thought Crimes," about the so-called “Cannibal Cop.” Anne Enright's latest novel, The Green Road. Emma Sky on the missed opportunities in Iraq.
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A Family Home Sold, A Family Reunites

Monday, May 11, 2015

Internationally acclaimed author Anne Enright discusses her latest novel, The Green Road, set in a small town on Ireland's Atlantic coast. 
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: The Dorito Effect, Freakonomics & WWII

Friday, May 08, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's favorite segment's from the week, in case you missed them! 
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From Lobo to Fido: The Story of Domestication

Friday, May 08, 2015

Evolution is commonly seen as a process that happens in the wild, far away from human involvement. But humans and animals have evolved alongside each other for ages.
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The Hidden History of Pinocchio

Friday, May 08, 2015

In 1940, Walt Disney released his second feature film: "Pinocchio," based on Carlo Collodi’s 1883 Italian children’s novel. 
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Once Considered Lost, The Revival of "The Apu Trilogy"

Friday, May 08, 2015

Satyajit Ray’s masterpiece, “The Apu Trilogy,” is considered one of the greatest accomplishments in the history of cinema, but until recently, it was believed to be completely lost.
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The Knausgaard Struggle, The Apu Trilogy

Friday, May 08, 2015

Karl Ove Knausgaard's My Struggle. The seminal masterpiece, “The Apu Trilogy.” The transformation of Pinocchio. Please Explain is all about domestication.
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His Struggle is our Delight

Friday, May 08, 2015

Karl Ove Knausgaard's six-part autobiographical novel, My Struggle, meticulously illustrates the mundane details of the author's life as he grapples with his larger demons.
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The State of the Gulf, Five Years After the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Thursday, May 07, 2015

It's been over five years since the Deepwater Horizon disaster - the largest offshore drilling oil spill in history - and much of the oil remains in the bottom of the Gulf.
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The Harrowing Journey of a POW Surgeon in Richard Flanagan's New Novel

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Richard Flanagan talks about his new novel, The Narrow Road to the Deep North.
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"Fun Home" Brings Alison Bechdel's Graphic Novel Onstage

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Tony winner Michael Cerveris, 3-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn, and Beth Malone talk about “Fun Home,” the musical based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel of the same name.
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Wartime Collaborations and Conflicts

Thursday, May 07, 2015

The APA's secret collaboration with the Bush administration on torture. The musical “Fun Home.” Richard Flanagan's latest novel. The aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon spill.
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The American Psychological Association's Role in CIA Torture Programs

Thursday, May 07, 2015

New York Times reporter James Risen discusses The American Psychological Association’s secret collaboration with the George W. Bush administration on torture.
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The Dorito Effect

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Mark Schatzker argues that since the late 1940s, we have been slowly leeching flavor out of the food we grow. 
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