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Fresh Air for February 16, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and Detroit native Charlie LeDuff says that the city must forget the future and instead focus on the present. His new book is called Detroit: An American Autopsy. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Detroit, Anat Cohen And Richard Thompson

Fresh Air Weekend: Detroit, Anat Cohen And Richard Thompson

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Fresh Air for February 15, 2013

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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Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Edward Norton and Bruce Willis star in the film — the story of a 12-year-old girl and boy who merge their imaginative worlds on an island off the coast of New England. Focus Features hide caption

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Wes Anderson, Creating A Singular 'Kingdom'

Wes Anderson, Creating A Singular 'Kingdom'

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Fresh Air for February 14, 2013

Richard Thompson's new album is titled Electric. Pamela Littky/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Richard Thompson's New Album Examines 'Electric' Love

Richard Thompson's New Album Examines 'Electric' Love

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Fresh Air for February 13, 2013

A part of the Isaiah Scroll, one of the Dead Sea Scrolls, is seen inside the vault of the Shrine of the Book building at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images hide caption

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'Dead Sea Scrolls' Live On In Debate And Discovery

'Dead Sea Scrolls' Live On In Debate And Discovery

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Rudresh Mahanthappa: Bicultural Jazz, Ever Shifting

Rudresh Mahanthappa: Bicultural Jazz, Ever Shifting

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Fresh Air for February 12, 2013

A French military drone takes off in December 2010 from a U.S. airbase in Bagram, Afghanistan. Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Sticky Questions Surrounding Drones And Kill Lists

The Sticky Questions Surrounding Drones And Kill Lists

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