A Lasting Impression

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Today we'll speak to three winners of this year's Lasker Awards about their groundbreaking work on leukemia. Then, Francine Prose talks about how Anne Frank's diary has become one of the most widely read -- and banned -- historical documents of the 20th century. Director Margot Benacerraf discusses why her celebrated film "Araya" has rarely been shown. Plus, our latest Underreported segments look at the environmental problems posed by coal ash sites around the United States and at why placebos are becoming more effective.

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