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Poet Adrienne Rich received several notable awards over the course of her career, including a MacArthur Fellowship, the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters and the Frost Medal. Stuart Ransom/AP hide caption

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Adrienne Rich On The Powerful, Powerless Mother

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Harry Crews On Writing And Feeling Like A 'Freak'

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As A Life's End Draws Near, A Father And Son Talk

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Earl Scruggs onstage in 2007. Michael Buckner/Getty Images hide caption

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Earl Scruggs: The 2003 Fresh Air Interview

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Trayvon Martin's Family Boosts Public Profile

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Paul McCartney Blows 'Kisses' To His Father's Era

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Tracy Martin says of his son, "We're not saying that Trayvon was perfect. But what we are saying is, he was our child. He was a good kid. And he didn't deserve death." Doriane Raiman/NPR hide caption

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Trayvon's Father: We Don't Want 'An Eye For An Eye'

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The 'Illegal Procedure' Of Paying College Athletes

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Bessie and Boris Thomashefsky were mega-stars in the Yiddish theater world. Their story is told in a new documentary, written and conducted by their grandson, Michael Tilson Thomas. courtesy of Michael Tilson Thomas hide caption

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The Thomashefskys: Stars Of The Yiddish Stage

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Rachel Maddow hosts the nightly news talk show The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC. Bill Phelps/Courtesy of the author hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Matthew Weiner, Rachel Maddow

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Tsunami 'Ghost Ship' Crosses Pacific

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Buddy Roemer Eyes Presidency

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Supporter, Opponent Of Health Law Weigh In

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Rachel Maddow: The Fresh Air Interview

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