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Fresh Air for August 14, 2014

Compared with The Trip, in The Trip to Italy Coogan (right) is gloomier and Brydon is more ambitious. Courtesy of IFC Films hide caption

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British Comedians Take A 'Trip To Italy' And Make Fun Of Each Other

British Comedians Take A 'Trip To Italy' And Make Fun Of Each Other

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Fresh Air for August 13, 2014

David Suchet plays Hercule Poirot in Agatha Christie's Poirot. The last season premiers Aug. 25 on Acorn TV. /Courtesy of Acorn TV/ITV hide caption

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Case Closed: Agatha Christie's Detective Poirot Solves His Last TV Mystery

Case Closed: Agatha Christie's Detective Poirot Solves His Last TV Mystery

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Fresh Air for August 12, 2014

Comedian Robin Williams performs at a comedy festival in New York in 2007. Williams died Monday at age 63. Evan Agostini/AP hide caption

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Robin Williams: In Looking For Laughs, 'You Have To Be Deeply Honest'

Robin Williams: In Looking For Laughs, 'You Have To Be Deeply Honest'

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Fresh Air for August 11, 2014

The Titan II intercontinental-range missile, pictured in 1965, sits ready for launch on its 150-feet-deep underground launchpad. "The one warhead on a Titan II had three times the explosive force of all the bombs used by all the armies in the second world war combined — including both atomic bombs," says investigative reporter Eric Schlosser. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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Nuclear 'Command And Control': A History Of False Alarms And Near Catastrophes

Nuclear 'Command And Control': A History Of False Alarms And Near Catastrophes

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Fresh Air for August 9, 2014

On Masters of Sex, Allison Janney plays Margaret Scully. Janney was nominated for an Emmy as outstanding guest actress in a drama series for her performance. Frank W Ockenfels 3/Showtime hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Allison Janney, Jason Hamacher, Pinterest And Interactive TV

Fresh Air Weekend: Allison Janney, Jason Hamacher, Pinterest And Interactive TV

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