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Bettye LaVette Is the Comeback Queen

After more than 40 years in the music business, Bettye LaVette is finally getting the notice she deserves. Her new album of Southern soul songs, The Scene of the Crime, was nominated for a Grammy and is still getting rave reviews.

Bettye LaVette Is the Comeback Queen
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Remembrances

Allan Berube, 'Coming Out Under Fire' Author, Dies

Historian Allan Berube died Dec. 11 at age 61. He wrote what's considered the definitive history of gay men and lesbians in the military. Coming Out Under Fire was published in 1990, and a documentary based on the book was released in 1994.

Allan Berube, 'Coming Out Under Fire' Author, Dies
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Music Articles

Levon Helm Sings Again

Drummer and singer Levon Helm has survived his membership in The Band, a close brush with bankruptcy and a battle with throat cancer that temporarily took away his voice. Now he's back with Dirt Farmer, his first solo album in 25 years.

'Levon Helm: The 2007 Fresh Air Interview'
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Interviews

Eleanor Coppola, Locating the 'Hearts of Darkness'

During the famously chaotic filming of Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now, another director was at work on the set: Documentary director Eleanor Coppola, the auteur's wife. Her film Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse, is out on DVD.

Eleanor Coppola, Locating the 'Hearts of Darkness'
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Interviews

Reitman and Cody, Consorting with 'Juno'

Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody are the director-screenwriter team behind the new film Juno, about a tough, sardonic 16-year-old girl; when she gets pregnant, she gives the baby up for adoption to a couple she finds through the PennySaver.

Reitman and Cody, Consorting with 'Juno'
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Science

Book Sheds New Light on Baboon Social Scene

Primatologist duo Dorothy Cheney and Robert Seyfarth discuss their new book, Baboon Metaphysics. The husband-and-wife team spent years studying a group of baboons in Botswana to better understand the primates' complex social structure.

Book Sheds New Light on Baboon Social Scene
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