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Fresh Air for January 17, 2014

Chris Pine and Keira Knightley anchor Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, opposite Kevin Costner as a CIA veteran and Kenneth Branagh as the story's big bad. Larry Horricks/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Jack Ryan Gets A Makeover, And A Quick Trip To Moscow

Jack Ryan Gets A Makeover, And A Quick Trip To Moscow

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Fresh Air for January 16, 2014

Roger Ailes is the subject of a new book by New York Magazine contributing editor Gabriel Sherman. He describes Ailes' rule inside Fox News as "absolute." Jim Cooper/AP hide caption

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Book Chronicles The Building Of Roger Ailes' Fox News Empire

Book Chronicles The Building Of Roger Ailes' Fox News Empire

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Protesters in San Francisco block a Google bus, which shuttles employees from the city to its location in Silicon Valley. cjmartin/Flickr hide caption

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Hackers? Techies? What To Call San Francisco's Newcomers

Hackers? Techies? What To Call San Francisco's Newcomers

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Fresh Air for January 15, 2014

Texas is one of 23 states in which Republicans have control of both the state legislature and the governor's office. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Why The GOP Is Winning The Statehouse War

Why The GOP Is Winning The Statehouse War

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The Soul Singer Who Never Quite Made It

The Soul Singer Who Never Quite Made It

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Fresh Air for January 14, 2014

Bruce Springsteen's 18th album is titled High Hopes. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Uneven But Vital, Bruce Springsteen Has 'High Hopes'

Uneven But Vital, Bruce Springsteen Has 'High Hopes'

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Fresh Air for January 13, 2014

In addition to being the first Hispanic to serve on the Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor was New York state's first Hispanic federal judge. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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As A Latina, Sonia Sotomayor Says, 'You Have To Work Harder'

As A Latina, Sonia Sotomayor Says, 'You Have To Work Harder'

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Before protesting in The Square, Khalid Abdalla (left) acted in such films as The Kite Runner, Green Zone and United 93. Noujaim Films hide caption

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Three Protesters, One 'Square': Film Goes Inside Egypt's Revolution

Three Protesters, One 'Square': Film Goes Inside Egypt's Revolution

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