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James Fallows: 'China Makes, The World Takes'

Journalist James Fallows, a 25-year veteran of The Atlantic Monthly, is living in China and writing about it. He joins Dave Davies to discuss his recent article "China Makes, The World Takes" — and the booming Chinese factories that are its subject.

James Fallows: 'China Makes, The World Takes'

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'Gone Baby Gone' Star Casey Affleck

Gone Baby Gone, a new film based on the Dennis Lehane novel, stars actor Casey Affleck as a blue-collar private investigator drawn into a child-abduction case. The film is directed by Affleck's movie-star brother, Ben Affleck.

'Gone Baby Gone' Star Casey Affleck

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Friday

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Chuck Close Celebrated in Dance and Print

Artist Chuck Close is the subject of a new book and a portrait in dance. He has been called "the most methodical artist that has ever lived in America" and the "reigning portraitist of the Information Age."

Chuck Close Celebrated in Dance and Print

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Dominating the '60s Charts: A Motown Profile

In 1964, Motown, a black-owned record company in Detroit achieved the nearly impossible goal of dominating the American pop and soul charts. Ed Ward looks back on 1965 and Hip-O Select's "Complete Motown Singles" series.

Dominating the '60s Charts: A Motown Profile

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Richard Gere Plays on

In actor Richard Gere's latest film, The Hoax, he plays a scam artist who gets a major book publisher to pay him a seven-figure publishing deal. It's based on the true story of Clifford Irving, who claimed to be a Howard Hughes biographer. It's now out on DVD.

Richard Gere Plays on

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Parsing Petro-Politics in the Caspian Sea

In The Oil and the Glory: The Pursuit of Empire and Fortune on the Caspian Sea, veteran foreign correspondent Steve LeVine writes about the high-stakes political gamesmanship over control of the rich oil resources in that region.

Parsing Petro-Politics in the Caspian Sea

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Terence Blanchard: Musical Musings on 'God's Will'

The latest CD from New Orleans trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard is A Tale of God's Will, whose subtitle is "A Requiem for Katrina." Parts of the recording were heard in Spike Lee's HBO documentary When the Levees Broke.

Terence Blanchard: Musical Musings on 'God's Will'

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Wilmore Shines as 'Senior Black Correspondent'

Larry Wilmore, The Daily Show's "Senior Black Correspondent," is a writer, television producer, and stand-up comic. He worked on In Living Color and The Fresh Prince of Bel Air and was a consulting producer on NBC's The Office. This interview originally aired June 5, 2007.

Wilmore Shines as 'Senior Black Correspondent'

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'Chicha' Music Expands out of Peru

Roots of Chicha: Psychedelic Cumbias from Peru is the first album of Chicha music released outside of Peru. The unique music style grew out of the booming cities of the Peruvian Amazon in 1970 and incorporates surf guitars, synthesizers and distinctive melodies.

'Chicha' Music Expands out of Peru

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