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Interviews

Overloaded Sewers Lead To 'Toxic Waters'

New York Times reporter Charles Duhigg has reported that human excrement and dangerous chemicals are making their way into our waterways and then into our drinking water. Duhigg returns to Fresh Air to talk the problems with our nation's sewer system.

Overloaded Sewers Lead To 'Toxic Waters'

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Music Interviews

A Cross-Cultural Collaboration, Revisited

In his new album, If It Wasn't For the Irish and the Jews, Irish musician and folklorist Mick Moloney celebrates the musical collaboration of the Irish and Jewish songwriters and performers of vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley.

A Cross-Cultural Collaboration, Revisited

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Author Interviews

Griffin Dunne On The Life And Work Of His Father

The actor and director shares memories and discusses the work of his late father, journalist and novelist Dominick Dunne, who became famous for covering the lives and trials of celebrities. He died in August at the age of 83.

Griffin Dunne On The Life And Work Of His Father

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Movies

Giving DVDs That Take You To A New World

Critic John Powers has a theory: The best movies to give are seldom the recent hits. Instead, a good gift DVD should transport you into a different world that you can immerse yourself in over and over. Check out his favorites for this holiday season.

Giving DVDs That Take You To A New World

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Monday

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Movie Interviews

Tom Ford: From Fashion To Film With 'A Single Man'

Tom Ford has put his creative sensibilities to work in the service of a Christopher Isherwood tale: A Single Man, which marks Ford's big-screen directorial debut.

Tom Ford: From Fashion To Film With 'A Single Man'

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Friday

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Jackson's 'Bones': The Furthest Thing From Lovely

Critic David Edelstein says the Lord of the Rings director has violated Alice Sebold's celebrated novel with an adaptation marked by tawdry sentimentality and cheap mysticism.

Jackson's 'Bones': The Furthest Thing From Lovely

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'Hostage Business' Survives Economic Downturn

Despite the economic recession — or perhaps because of it — the kidnapping business is booming. In his recent New York Times Magazine article, journalist Nicholas Schmidle explores the international hostage market and its impact on workers.

'Hostage Business' Survives Economic Downturn

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Carla's Christmas Carols, by Carla Bley, is sometimes sweetly and majestically unironic. The odd bits give it a sense of mystery that suits the holy day, but is rare in Christmas music. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Movie Interviews

Nervous And Nerdy, From 'Office' To Silver Screen

Comedian Ed Helms came to attention of the comedy world as a correspondent on The Daily Show. Helms is now a regular on NBC's The Office and starred in the recent film The Hangover, which is now out of DVD.

Nervous And Nerdy, From 'Office' To Silver Screen

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"Talk To Me": Communication doesn't come easy when a traumatized Marine (Tobey Maguire) returns home to the wife (Natalie Portman) and family who'd given him up for dead. Lorey Sebastian/Lionsgate hide caption

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