Friday

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Etta James: Still Singing Her Song

After five decades in the music business, Etta James continues to draw fans. Her signature song, "At Last" remains a favorite and soon R&B singer Beyonce will portray the singer in a new movie, "Cadillac Records."

Etta James: Still Singing Her Song

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Wednesday

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Music Articles

Gamble And Huff, Riding Philly's 'Love Train'

Producers Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff helped pioneer the sound of Philadelphia soul. Their renowned record label, Philadelphia International, produced the hits "Love Train," "Backstabbers" and "The Love I Lost."

Gamble And Huff, Riding Philly's 'Love Train'

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Movies

'Milk' Is Much More Than A Martyr Movie

Film critic David Edelstein says the Harvey Milk biopic, starring Sean Penn, is one of the most heartfelt portraits of a politician ever made. "The personal and the political aren't just hand-in-hand," he says: "They dance."

'Milk' Is Much More Than A Martyr Movie

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Tuesday

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Interviews

Will Obama Bring Change To Afghanistan, Pakistan?

Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid discusses the Bush Administration's policies concerning Afghanistan and Pakistan and speculates about the changes President-elect Barack Obama may bring to the area.

Will Obama Bring Change To Afghanistan, Pakistan?

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Monday

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Friday

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Arts & Life

Jack Bauer's Compressed, Two Hour 'Redemption'

A two-hour self-contained 24 movie on Fox follows Jack Bauer to Africa, where he's hiding out from his own government and working at a charity boys' school. But as reviewer David Bianculli reports, wherever Bauer is, trouble surely follows.

Jack Bauer's Compressed, Two Hour 'Redemption'

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Books

For Publisher Barney Rosset, Risk Has Its Rewards

What's fit to print? For Barney Rosset, the answer is an invariable "anything." His Grove Press was known for printing books other publishers wouldn't touch — and for legal crusades that changed American censorship law.

For Publisher Barney Rosset, Risk Has Its Rewards

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Movies

An Undercooked But Enjoyable 'Twilight'

A vampire love story set in high school has Fresh Air's critic feeling like he's 17 again. David Edelstein says "the biochemistry angle" could make Twilight the occasion for mass public swoon-a-thons.

An Undercooked But Enjoyable 'Twilight'

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Movies

'Milk' Screenwriter: Harvey Helped Me Come Out

Sean Penn stars in Gus Van Sant's biopic about an out gay politician who inspired a community; Dustin Lance Black, who grew up Mormon, says he's among those for whom Milk made a real difference.

'Milk' Screenwriter: Harvey Helped Me Come Out

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Wednesday

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Spirit Of The Season

Satire In Your Stocking With 'A Colbert Christmas'

Self-proclaimed "broadcasting legend" Stephen Colbert talks about his upcoming Christmas special on Comedy Central. According to Colbert, it will include goats dressed as reindeer and his own original Christmas songs.

Satire In Your Stocking With 'A Colbert Christmas'

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Tuesday

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Interviews

Which Way The Wind Blows: Bill Ayers On Obama

The name of former anti-war activist William Ayers was brought up twice in an attempt to discredit Barack Obama during the recent presidential campaign — first by Hillary Clinton, and then by the McCain campaign.

Which Way The Wind Blows: Bill Ayers On Obama

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Technology

Fighting Illness From 'The Edge Of Medicine'

What if you could diagnose cancer just by smelling it? Dr. William Hanson explains the 'Diag-Nose' — an electronic nose that can do just that — plus other medical technologies that he says will change our lives.

Fighting Illness From 'The Edge Of Medicine'

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