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Fresh Air for September 18, 2012

A Syrian rebel fires toward a position held by regime forces during clashes in the northern city of Aleppo on Sept. 14. Marco Longari/AFP/GettyImages hide caption

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Journalist Examines Chaotic Fighting In Syria

Journalist Examines Chaotic Fighting In Syria

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Brad Mehldau's latest covers project, Where Do You Start, came out Tuesday. Michael Wilson /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Brad Mehldau: (Unlikely) Songs By Other People

Brad Mehldau: (Unlikely) Songs By Other People

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Fresh Air for September 17, 2012

Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th president of the United States on Jan. 20, 2009, in Washington. Tim Sloan/Getty Images hide caption

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How Obama, Roberts Interpret Laws In 'The Oath'

How Obama, Roberts Interpret Laws In 'The Oath'

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Fresh Air for September 15, 2012

W. Kamau Bell's new FX weekly series Totally Biased mixes standup, sketches and interviews. Matthias Clamer hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: W. Kamau Bell, Michael Lewis

Fresh Air Weekend: W. Kamau Bell, Michael Lewis

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Fresh Air for September 14, 2012

Michael Shannon plays federal agent Nelson Van Alden on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire. "I think inside of Van Alden is a child — that arrested child — that never really got to develop its own identity," he says. Macall B. Polay/HBO hide caption

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Going Under The 'Boardwalk' With Michael Shannon

Going Under The 'Boardwalk' With Michael Shannon

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Chico's story mimics the stories of many Cuban musicians who left Havana and arrived in New York City in the 1940s — a time when musicians like Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie were starting to emerge. Luna Films hide caption

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'Chico & Rita': An Animated Film With A Cuban Beat

'Chico & Rita': An Animated Film With A Cuban Beat

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Joaquin Phoenix stars as Navy veteran Freddie Quell in The Master. Phil Bray/The Weinstein Company hide caption

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'The Master': Filling A Void By Finding A Family

'The Master': Filling A Void By Finding A Family

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Fresh Air for September 13, 2012

W. Kamau Bell's new FX weekly series Totally Biased mixes standup, sketches and interviews. Matthias Clamer hide caption

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'Totally Biased' Comic On Race, Politics And Audience

'Totally Biased' Comic On Race, Politics And Audience

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Mamie Gummer stars as the title character in Emily Owens, M.D., the best new show on broadcast television this fall. Jack Rowand/The CW hide caption

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New Shows Hit Average In Fall TV Lineup

New Shows Hit Average In Fall TV Lineup

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