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'Hidden Figures': How Black Women Did The Math That Put Men On The Moon

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Before 'Humans Of New York,' Studs Terkel Showed Dignity In Every People In 'Working'

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The Zozobra, a 50-foot-tall, scowling, ghostly white marionette with flailing arms and a flowing muslin robe. Here it is, under construction. Mark Lennihan/Santa Fe New Mexican/Courtesy of the Palace of the Governors Photo Archives hide caption

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Long Before Burning Man, Zozobra Brought Fire And Redemption To The Desert

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Depicting Sexual Predators As Villains In Fiction Is Tricky

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'Working' Then And Now: Studs Terkel's Book Interviews Resurface As Audio

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Not My Job: Jamie Lee Curtis Gets Quizzed On Unlikely Inventions

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Schrafft's was a chain of restaurants, with a candy store attached, that catered to ladies who lunch. To NPR's Lynn Neary, who used to waitress there, Schrafft's "always felt like the epicenter of the comfort zone." MCNY/Gottscho-Schleisner/Getty Images hide caption

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'Let There Be Laughter': Modern Jewish Jokes Poke At Assimilation

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Queen of Katwe was filmed in English, but that isn't Madina Nalwanga's first language. "She worked extremely hard," co-star Lupita Nyong'o says, "and I think her discipline as a dancer came in very handy." Edward Echwalu/Disney Enterprises Inc. hide caption

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Ugandan Actress's Journey Mirrors That Of Her 'Queen Of Katwe' Character

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'Audrie & Daisy' Explores Social Media Shaming After Sexual Assaults

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Mary Karr On Writing Memoirs: 'No Doubt I've Gotten A Million Things Wrong'

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It's Hard to Tell Who's Shooting Whom In 'The Magnificent Seven'

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This Freshly Diverse 'Seven' Ups The Firepower

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A Film Lover's Travel Guide

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