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Author Interviews

The Life Of De Niro, From 'Mean Streets' To 'Meet The Parents'

Shawn Levy's brick-sized new biography of screen legend Robert De Niro was produced without cooperation from the actor — but Levy says that just forced him to do better research.

Maria Fabrizio for NPR

Shots - Health News

A Diary Of Deaths Reminds Doctor Of Life

In everyday medical care, the practice of reflection is too often overlooked. Remembrance is what makes us human. Keeping tabs on who has died over the years keeps one doctor humble.


Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham and execuctive editor Ben Bradlee leave U.S. District Court in Washington June 21, 1971 , happy with Judge Gerhard A. Gesell's ruling the the paper could publish further articles about a Pentagon report on Vietnam. BD/AP hide caption

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Weekend Edition Saturday
Weekend Edition Saturday