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Fresh Air for May 20, 2013

Once vehemently opposed to the idea of being the subject of a documentary, Brooks had a change of heart. The result is a new American Masters episode, Mel Brooks: Make a Noise. WNET/American Masters hide caption

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Mel Brooks: 'I'm An EGOT; I Don't Need Any More'

Mel Brooks: 'I'm An EGOT; I Don't Need Any More'

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Sarah Vaughan performs during the International Jazz Festival of Nice in southeast France in July 1984. Raph Gatti/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sarah Vaughan: A New Box Set Revels In Glorious Imperfections

Sarah Vaughan: A New Box Set Revels In Glorious Imperfections

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Fresh Air for May 18, 2013

For her latest film, Stories We Tell, Sarah Polley turns her camera on her own family. Roadside Attractions hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Gerwig, Baumbach, Dawes And Polley

Fresh Air Weekend: Gerwig, Baumbach, Dawes And Polley

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Fresh Air for May 17, 2013

Jerry Lee Lewis shot to fame in the 1950s with hits such as "A Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" and "Great Balls of Fire." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jerry Lee Lewis: Live, Singing As If Life Depended On It

Jerry Lee Lewis: Live, Singing As If Life Depended On It

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Fresh Air for May 16, 2013

American jazz musician Woody Herman rehearses in London during a tour of England. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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100 Years Of Woody Herman: The Early Bloomer Who Kept Blooming

100 Years Of Woody Herman: The Early Bloomer Who Kept Blooming

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Zoe Saldana is Uhura and Zachary Quinto is Spock in the new J.J. Abrams-directed Star Trek: Into Darkness, the 12th installment in the franchise. Zade Rosenthal/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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'Into Darkness,' Boldly And With A Few Twists

'Into Darkness,' Boldly And With A Few Twists

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Fresh Air for May 15, 2013

For her latest film, Stories We Tell, Sarah Polley turns her camera on her own family. Roadside Attractions hide caption

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A Polley Family Secret, Deftly Pieced Together

A Polley Family Secret, Deftly Pieced Together

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