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Fresh Air for May 12, 2014

President George Bush examines the devastation at the Pentagon with Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on Sept. 12, 2001, a day after a hijacked airliner slammed into the building. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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'Frontline' Doc Explores How Sept. 11 Created Today's NSA

'Frontline' Doc Explores How Sept. 11 Created Today's NSA

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Fresh Air for May 9, 2014

Marc Maron is also the author of The Jerusalem Syndrome: My Life As a Reluctant Messiah. Leigh Righton/Spiegel & Grau hide caption

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Marc Maron: A Life Fueled By 'Panic And Dread'

Marc Maron: A Life Fueled By 'Panic And Dread'

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Fresh Air for May 8, 2014

Fresh Air for May 7, 2014

Poker players take part in the 2004 World Series of Poker Tournament in Las Vegas. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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From Poker Amateur To World Series Competitor In 'The Noble Hustle'

From Poker Amateur To World Series Competitor In 'The Noble Hustle'

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Among Hill Street Blues' many innovations, says David Bianculli, was focusing on a large ensemble cast instead of one or two central stars. Pictured here: Veronica Hamel as Joyce Davenport, Daniel J. Travanti as Capt. Frank Furillo and Robert Prosky as Sgt. Stan Jablonski. David Sutton/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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'Hill Street Blues' Created Two Eras For TV Drama: Before And After

'Hill Street Blues' Created Two Eras For TV Drama: Before And After

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