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Fresh Air for June 16, 2011

Pro-Palestinian protesters run from tear gas fired by Israeli troops along the border between Israel and Syria on June 5. Israeli troops battled hundreds of pro-Palestinian protesters who tried to burst across Syria's frontier with the Golan Heights, killing a reported 20 people and wounding scores more. Ariel Schalit/AP hide caption

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What The Arab Spring Means For Israel And Palestine

What The Arab Spring Means For Israel And Palestine

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Fresh Air for June 15, 2011

Alida Valli stars as Countess Livia Serpieri and Farley Granger plays Lieut. Franz Mahler in Senso. Everett Collection/Everett Col hide caption

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A Night At The Opera (On The Silver Screen)

A Night At The Opera (On The Silver Screen)

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Fresh Air for June 14, 2011

Stephen Colbert and Martha Plimpton perform a song from Company on stage during the 65th annual Tony Awards. Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images hide caption

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Stephen Colbert: In Good 'Company' On Broadway

Stephen Colbert: In Good 'Company' On Broadway

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Best Impressions: Steve Coogan (right) and Rob Brydon trade barbs and impersonations in The Trip. Phil Fisk/IFC Films hide caption

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The Art Of Mimicry: A 'Trip' Down Memory Lane

The Art Of Mimicry: A 'Trip' Down Memory Lane

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Fresh Air for June 13, 2011

Kyle Chandler, Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning and Ron Eldard star in J.J. Abrams' new movie Super 8. Francois Duhamel/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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J.J. Abrams: The 'Super' Career Of A Movie-Crazed Kid

J.J. Abrams: The 'Super' Career Of A Movie-Crazed Kid

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Fresh Air for June 10, 2011

During Prohibition, underground speakeasies sprang up in cities across the United States. One estimate says that for every legitimate bar that closed during Prohibition, six speakeasies opened in its place. Simon & Schuster hide caption

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Prohibition: Speakeasies, Loopholes And Politics

Prohibition: Speakeasies, Loopholes And Politics

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'Super' 4: Gabriel Basso (left), Ryan Lee, Joel Courtney and Riley Griffiths play teenagers shooting a homemade movie when a spectacular crash draws them into a world they weren't supposed to know about. Francois Duhamel/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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'Super 8': Close Encounters Of The 'E.T.' Kind

'Super 8': Close Encounters Of The 'E.T.' Kind

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