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What Would Joan Harris Do? Eleanor Clift Remembers 'Mad' Times At Newsweek

Eleanor Clift talks to Susan Stamberg about life at Newsweek during the same time when Mad Men is set.

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Niecy Nash Puts Her Blended Family In The Reality Spotlight

Neda Ulaby talks to comedienne Niecy Nash about her new real-life sitcom, Leave It To Niecy, about her blended family.

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Don Draper, played by Jon Hamm, celebrates his 40th birthday in the fifth season of Mad Men. Frank Ockenfels/AMC hide caption

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'Mad Men' Returns On Sunday, To The Delight Of Its Excitable Fans

Mad Men is returning after a long hiatus this Sunday. NPR's Elizabeth Blair looks at the reasons for the delay and what it might mean to fans.

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