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Movies

Love, Loss and Le Carre: 'Constant Gardener'

Film critic David Edelstein reviews The Constant Gardener, the new thriller based on the John Le Carre novel. The film is directed by City of God's Fernando Meirelles and stars Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz.

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The History of Hip-Hop

DJ and Hip-Hop Pioneer Grandmaster Flash

At the dawn of hip hop, Grandmaster Flash recorded hits like "The Message" and "White Lines (Don't Do it)" with the Furious Five. He also is credited with creating the "Quick Mix Theory" — blending one music break with another.

DJ and Hip-Hop Pioneer Grandmaster Flash

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Book Reviews

Tennis' King vs. Riggs in 'A Necessary Spectacle'

Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews A Necessary Spectacle: Billie Jean King, Bobby Riggs, and the Tennis Match that Leveled the Game. It's about the 1973 battle of the sexes match that inspired great bravado and even greater publicity.

Tennis' King vs. Riggs in 'A Necessary Spectacle'

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Movies

Finding the Right Role: Offbeat Women in Hollywood

Critic-at-large John Powers comments on the history of roles for offbeat women in Hollywood. Powers recently saw the hit film The 40-Year-Old Virgin and got to thinking about the actress Catherine Keener, who co-stars.

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Interviews

Kayla Williams: 'Love My Rifle More Than You'

Kayla Williams is a former U.S. Army soldier who served in the Middle East as an Arabic interpreter. She recounts her decision to enlist and her experiences during the Iraq war in a new memoir.

Kayla Williams: 'Love My Rifle More Than You'

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Interviews

Sen. Trent Lott Reflects on a Life in Politics

Sen. Trent Lott, the Republican from Mississippi, has a new memoir called Herding Cats: A Life in Politics. Lott was the Senate majority leader from June 1996 to January 2001. He resigned from his position in 2002 after making racially divisive remarks.

Sen. Trent Lott Reflects on a Life in Politics

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Your Money

Auto Critic Marc Phelan: What's on the Road Ahead?

Marc Phelan, automotive critic for the Detroit Free Press, tells us what's in store for future car models, including hybrids. Also, he tells us the best time to buy a new car and that the market for SUVs may be drying up.

Auto Critic Marc Phelan: What's on the Road Ahead?

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On Television

Final Farewell: A Look Back at 'Six Feet Under'

Television critic David Bianculli reviews the HBO series Six Feet Under. The series finale will air Sunday. Bianculli will talk about the show, which premiered on the cable network in 2001.

Final Farewell: A Look Back at 'Six Feet Under'

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Interviews

'What Are We Going to Do with Dad?': Dr. Jerald Winakur

Dr. Jerald Winakur recently wrote a commentary about caring for a growing elderly population in Health Affairs. He has a unique perspective, as a health professional and the son of an 86-year-old man suffering from dementia.

'What Are We Going to Do with Dad?': Dr. Jerald Winakur

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