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Fresh Air for August 18, 2014

Fresh Air for August 16, 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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Fresh Air Weekend: Eric Schlosser, Spoon's New Album And 'The Knick' Creators

Fresh Air Weekend: Eric Schlosser, Spoon's New Album And 'The Knick' Creators

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Fresh Air for August 15, 2014

Lauren Bacall says she never set out to have a look. "It was just a way to keep my head steady," she insists. Baron/Getty Images hide caption

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In Acting And In Life, Lauren Bacall 'Loved The Idea Of Adventure'

In Acting And In Life, Lauren Bacall 'Loved The Idea Of Adventure'

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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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