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Self-Destroying DVDs Could Change Rental Market

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Tori Amos Album Goes Cross-Country

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Closer to Eternity: Stretching Beethoven's 9th

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Singer Hadda Brooks Dies at 86

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Paul McCartney Gets Back to the Beatles

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John Coltrane's Eternal 'A Love Supreme'

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Australian Filmmaker Phillip Noyce Gets Serious

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A Tom Stoppard Marathon in London

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David Rockefeller Reflects on a Rich Life

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'Die Another Day' Keeps Bond Franchise Alive

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