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Fresh Air for January 17, 2011

James Earl Ray was sentenced to 99 years in prison for the murder of Martin Luther King Jr. He died in prison in 1998. Hulton Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Following The 'Trail' Of King Assassin James Earl Ray

Following The 'Trail' Of King Assassin James Earl Ray

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Fresh Air for January 14, 2011

Green Day formed in 1987 with frontman Billie Joe Armstrong (right), bassist Mike Dirnt (left) and drummer Tre Cool (center). Marina Chavez hide caption

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Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Takes Broadway

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Takes Broadway

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A Superheroic Friendship: After his media-mogul father dies, Britt Reid (Seth Rogen) uses the family's fortune -- and chauffeur, Kato (Jay Chou), -- to become The Green Hornet, a masked crime fighter. Jaimie Trueblood/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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'Green Hornet', 'Dilemma' Prove Bromance Is Dead

'Green Hornet', 'Dilemma' Prove Bromance Is Dead

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Fresh Air for January 13, 2011

Trader John Panin checks prices as he works at the New York Stock Exchange. Fewer traders are now on the floors of the exchanges because of computerized trading. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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How High-Frequency Trading Is Changing Wall Street

How High-Frequency Trading Is Changing Wall Street

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Margaret Whiting performing onstage in New York City in 1987. Ray Fisher/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image hide caption

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Remembering Margaret Whiting: The Voice Of Standards

Remembering Margaret Whiting: The Voice Of Standards

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Fresh Air for January 12, 2011

Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld) and U.S. Marshal Reuben "Rooster" Cogburn (Jeff Bridges) seek the man who gunned down her father in Joel and Ethan Coen's True Grit. Lorey Sebastian/Paramount hide caption

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Coen Bros. On Wet Horses, Kid Stars: It's A Wild West

Coen Bros. On Wet Horses, Kid Stars: It's A Wild West

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Fresh Air for January 11, 2011

Mira Bartok is the author of 28 books for children. The Memory Palace is her first book for adults. Courtesy of the author hide caption

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A Memoir Of Memory, Mental Illness And Trauma

A Memoir Of Memory, Mental Illness And Trauma

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Holt McCallany plays Patrick Leary, a retired boxer itching to make a comeback in the new FX drama Lights Out. Frank Ockenfels III /FX hide caption

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'Lights Out': A Total Knockout Of A Boxing Drama

'Lights Out': A Total Knockout Of A Boxing Drama

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Amy Chua is the author of two books on globalization and democracy and is a professor at Yale Law School. Courtesy Penguin Press/ hide caption

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Tiger Mothers: Raising Children The Chinese Way

Tiger Mothers: Raising Children The Chinese Way

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