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Fresh Air for May 17, 2010

Approximately 85 million bottles of water are consumed every day in the United States. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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War On Tap: America's Obsession With Bottled Water

War On Tap: America's Obsession With Bottled Water

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Hank Jones recorded more than 60 albums under his own name during his career. Rafa Rivas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering Hank Jones, 'The Dean Of Jazz Pianists'

Remembering Hank Jones, 'The Dean Of Jazz Pianists'

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Fresh Air for May 14, 2010

Gail Lumet Buckley (left) and her mother, Lena Horne, at an awards ceremony in 1987. Buckley's book, The Hornes: An American Family, charts her family's roots. G. Paul Burnett/AP hide caption

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Lena Horne's Story, As Told By Her Daughter

Lena Horne's Story, As Told By Her Daughter

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Annette Bening's brittle, wounded Karen can't always connect to the people (Elpidia Carrillo, Simone Lopez and Jimmy Smits) in her life. Ralph Nelson/Sony Picture Classics hide caption

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A 'Mother' Lode Of Up-Close Psychological Realism

A 'Mother' Lode Of Up-Close Psychological Realism

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Fresh Air for May 13, 2010

Members of the Red Cross carry orphans from Haiti arriving in France for adoption by French families. All had been adopted prior to the massive earthquake that killed an estimated 200,000 people on Jan. 12. Boris Horvat/Pool/AP hide caption

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The Joys And Struggles Of International Adoption

The Joys And Struggles Of International Adoption

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The three-CD reissue of Chick Corea's Solo Piano Improvisations/Children's Songs -- which will be released on May 25, 2010 -- demonstrates how composing and improvising are two sides of the same coin. Michael Putland/Hulton Archive hide caption

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Chick Corea: Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Chick Corea: Two Sides Of The Same Coin

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Fresh Air for May 12, 2010

Doug Glanville played the majority of his career with the Philadelphia Phillies, his favorite team when he was growing up. Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images hide caption

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Doug Glanville: From The Ivy League To Center Field

Doug Glanville: From The Ivy League To Center Field

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Rodrigo Garcia is the son of Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez. He previously directed the film Nine Lives and various episodes of HBO's In Treatment and Six Feet Under. Francois Duhamel/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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A Novelist's Son Finds His Own Voice On-Screen

A Novelist's Son Finds His Own Voice On-Screen

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Fresh Air for May 11, 2010

A sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin shows Omar Khadr (left) at a hearing with his defense team in the courthouse for the U.S. military war crimes commission at Guantanamo Bay. Janet Hamlin/Pool/AP hide caption

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Covering A Terrorism Hearing At Guantanamo Bay

Covering A Terrorism Hearing At Guantanamo Bay

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