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Movie Interviews

Doomed 'Dune' Was Generations Ahead Of Its Time

Scott Simon spoke to Frank Pavich about Jodorowsky's Dune, his new documentary about filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky's failed 1970s attempt to make an adaptation of the bestselling sci-fi novel.

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It's All Politics

Why Are We Hauling Pennsylvania Coal All The Way To Germany?

Each year, the U.S. loads thousands of tons of coal onto a barge and sends it across the Atlantic. It doesn't make a lot of sense, but no one is trying to end the practice.

Crimean Tatars carry the body of Reshat Ametov during his funeral outside the town of Simferopol on Tuesday. Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Simon Says

A Tatar's Death Chills Those Who Suffered Under Russia Before

As Russia takes control, the story of Reshat Ametov sends an ominous signal to Crimea's Tatars.

Curve Deerhunter 0:14

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    We Are the Works in Progress
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    Asa Wa Kuru

He Threw Down His Rifle and Ran The Redneck Manifesto 1:00

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Something You Lost Melodium 0:07

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Shake, Rattle & Roll Big Joe Turner 0:16

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I Love a Computer [Anarcortes Mixx] YACHT 0:31

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The Creative Part Kate Simko 0:09

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    Music from the Atom Smashers
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    Ghostly International

Alors la Lumiere Vacille Sylvain Chauveau 1:25

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    Alors la Lumiere Vacille

Composure B. Fleischmann 0:28

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2nd 5th Heavy Luke Abbott 0:59

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Paddington Hauschka 0:14

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    Paddington

Cada Vez Que Cae la Tarde [Each Time the Afternoon Wanes] [Canción-Polc Flaco Jiménez, Max Baca et. al. 0:07

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Beer-Drinking Polka Flaco Jiménez, Max Baca et. al. 1:29

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Weekend Edition Saturday
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