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Movie Interviews

Woody Harrelson, Part 2: When War Comes Home

This month Woody Harrelson stars plays Capt. Tony Stone in a new movie about the costs of war. His character notifies the families of fallen soldiers. Harrelson's performance is already generating Oscar chatter.

Woody Harrelson, Part 2: When War Comes Home

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Friday

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Interviews

How Safe Is It? Seymour Hersh On Pakistan's Arsenal

Pakistan has an estimated 80 to 100 nuclear warheads. How secure are they? Veteran investigative journalist Seymour Hersh talks with host Terry Gross about Pakistan's nuclear arsenal and what Pakistan and the U.S. are doing to keep it safe.

How Safe Is It? Seymour Hersh On Pakistan's Arsenal

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Wednesday

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Tito Rodriguez's greatest-hits disc El Inolvidable is a singer's paradise, with everything from smoking mambos to creamy boleros. Better yet, Rodriguez fronted a band with some of the best chops in Latin music. Chuck Stewart hide caption

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Music Reviews

Tito x 2: Celebrating The Kings Of Mambo Again

Music critic Milo Miles reviews two new collections of tunes from the late Latin pioneers Tito Rodriguez and Tito Puente. The two were rivals on the bandstand of the Palladium, the epicenter of the 1950s mambo craze.

Tito x 2: Celebrating The Kings Of Mambo Again

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Tuesday

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Television

The Man Behind Miss Piggy

Film director Frank Oz was one of the defining creative forces behind the Muppets. He joined The Muppet Show creator Jim Henson in 1963 and went on to provide the voices of Miss Piggy, Cookie Monster, Fozzie Bear and Bert.

The Man Behind Miss Piggy

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Composing Silly Songs For 'Sesame Street'

Writer and humorist Christopher Cerf has been associated with the Children's Television Workshop since 1970, developing products, producing music albums and writing parodies of rock-and-roll songs for Sesame Street.

Composing Silly Songs For 'Sesame Street'

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Come And Play: 'Sesame Street' Celebrates 40 Years

Four decades after its premiere, Sesame Street is the same happy neighborhood it always was. TV critic David Bianculli takes a look at the newest episode — which features special guest Michelle Obama — and assesses the show's enduring legacy.

Come And Play: 'Sesame Street' Celebrates 40 Years

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Thursday

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The Many Roles Of 'Glee' Meanie Jane Lynch

Jane Lynch may be most well-known for her recent roles as Sue Sylvester on Glee and as Julia Child's sister in Julie & Julia, but she's a movie and TV veteran, with a long list of delicious character parts under her belt.

The Many Roles Of 'Glee' Meanie Jane Lynch

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Tuesday

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Author Interviews

Mary Karr, Remembering The Years She Spent 'Lit'

The Liar's Club, Mary Karr's memoir about her hardscrabble childhood in Texas, was named one of the best books of 1995. In her new book, Lit, Karr details her early adult years and her struggles with alcohol, depression and motherhood.

Mary Karr, Remembering The Years She Spent 'Lit'

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