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Fresh Air for January 9, 2014

In Saving Mr. Banks, Emma Thompson plays Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers, who, Thompson says, hated the whole idea of having her book made into a film. Francois Duhamel/Disney Enterprises hide caption

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Not-So-Cheery Disposition: Emma Thompson On Poppins' Cranky Creator

Not-So-Cheery Disposition: Emma Thompson On Poppins' Cranky Creator

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Fresh Air for January 8, 2014

Pussy Riot members Yekaterina Samutsevich (left), Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova sit in a glass-walled cage in a Moscow court on Oct. 10, 2012. Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The 'Pussy Riot' Arrests, And The Crackdown That Followed

The 'Pussy Riot' Arrests, And The Crackdown That Followed

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IFC's The Spoils Of Babylon follows a sister (Kristin Wiig) and adopted brother (Tobey Maguire) caught up in a passionate romance. Katrina Marcinowski/IFC hide caption

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On TV This Week: 'Babylon' Has Good Fun, 'Detective' Is The Real Deal

On TV This Week: 'Babylon' Has Good Fun, 'Detective' Is The Real Deal

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Fresh Air for January 7, 2014

Gary Shteyngart's work has been translated into 26 languages. Brigitte Lacombe/Courtesy of Random House hide caption

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'You Can't Be This Furry' And Other Life Lessons From Gary Shteyngart

'You Can't Be This Furry' And Other Life Lessons From Gary Shteyngart

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Fresh Air for January 6, 2014

Michelle Dockery's Lady Mary is in deep mourning as Downton Abbey returns for a fourth season on PBS. Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited hide caption

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'Downton' Returns, And It's As Rich As Ever

'Downton' Returns, And It's As Rich As Ever

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Fresh Air for January 4, 2014

Alex Borstein (left) and Niecy Nash star as nurses in the HBO comedy series Getting On, which was modeled after the hit BBC series of the same name. Lacey Terrell/HBO hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Mark Mulcahy, Netflix And 'Getting On'

Fresh Air Weekend: Mark Mulcahy, Netflix And 'Getting On'

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