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Fresh Air for November 19, 2012

Pi Patel (Irrfan Khan) looks back on the adventure he went on as a teenager in Life of Pi. Peter Sorel/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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'Life Of Pi' Star On The 'Duet' Of Acting

'Life Of Pi' Star On The 'Duet' Of Acting

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Fresh Air for November 16, 2012

Jacki Weaver and Chris Tucker also help round out a team of actors who score a touchdown with the critics. The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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In 'Silver Linings Playbook,' Lawrence Is Golden

In 'Silver Linings Playbook,' Lawrence Is Golden

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Fresh Air for November 15, 2012

Tony Kushner based his screenplay for Lincoln in part on Doris Kearns Goodwin's biography of the president, Team of Rivals — but he read many other histories and biographies, in addition to Lincoln's own writings. DreamWorks/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Kushner's 'Lincoln' Is Strange, But Also Savvy

Kushner's 'Lincoln' Is Strange, But Also Savvy

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The HBO documentary Crossfire Hurricane, about The Rolling Stones, prompts critic John Powers to reflect on the band's five decades of fame. HBO Films hide caption

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The New British Empire: Pop-Culture Powerhouses

The New British Empire: Pop-Culture Powerhouses

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Fresh Air for November 14, 2012

Susannah Cahalan is a reporter and book reviewer at the New York Post. Julie Stapen/Free Press hide caption

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A Young Reporter Recounts Her Descent Into Madness

A Young Reporter Chronicles Her 'Brain On Fire'

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Jamey Johnson's new album pays tribute to songwriter Hank Cochran. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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An Unlikely Tribute: Jamey Johnson Covers Hank Cochran

An Unlikely Tribute: Jamey Johnson Covers Hank Cochran

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