Author Sandra Cisneros.
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January 10, 2013 The celebrated Chicana author swings by to discuss life, literature and the music that moves her.
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October 9, 2005 Howard Shore follows up his Oscar-winning soundtrack to Lord of the Rings with a more complex take on the good vs. evil battle in David Cronenberg's A History of Violence. The composer discusses his work with Liane Hansen.
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September 11, 2001 As NPR covered the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington DC, it was music that gave listeners time to reflect, to digest the events and the impact. So many letters came to NPR telling us how comforted they were by the music. In this special feature, we offer some of those songs, along with images from events following the attacks.
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