Courtney B. Vance — pictured above in his role as Johnnie Cochran in The People v. O.J. Simpson — says the miniseries is a "perfect opportunity for us to begin the process" of talking about the nation's deep racial divide. "It's not going to happen overnight," he says. "It's got to be talked through." Prashant Gupta/FX Networks hide caption

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Cuba Gooding Jr. plays O.J. Simpson and Joseph Buttler is a polygraph examiner in the FX series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, which premieres Feb. 2. Ray Mickshaw/FX hide caption

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Han Seohee (right) and fellow North Korean defectors Lee Gwang-sung (left) and Hwang Soyeon (center) are regulars on Moranbong Club, a South Korean talk show featuring North Korean defectors. "There's a lot of prejudice toward North Korean defectors in South Korea," Han says. "So I wanted to show South Koreans that we're living here and trying the best we can." Haeryun Kang/for NPR hide caption

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ABC's Bob Woodruff: The Unexpected Life

The ABC News correspondent was almost killed in Iraq 10 years ago. His recovery and return to network journalism beat all the odds.

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In the ABC miniseries Madoff, actor Richard Dreyfuss plays the former Nasdaq chairman who perpetrated one of the largest Ponzi schemes in U.S. history. Giovanni Rufino/ABC hide caption

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