Members of The Beatles play in the snow outside Washington, D.C.'s Coliseum where they were scheduled to perform before a sell-out audience in 1964. Central Press/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Celebrates The 50th Anniversary Of The Beatles' Arrival

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Pete Seeger Remembers Guthrie, Hopping Trains And Sharing Songs

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'What Everyone Needs To Know' About Today's Cyberthreats

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In addition to being the first Hispanic to serve on the Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor was New York state's first Hispanic federal judge. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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As A Latina, Sonia Sotomayor Says, 'You Have To Work Harder'

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Julian Fellowes On The Rules Of 'Downton'

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In Saving Mr. Banks, Emma Thompson plays Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers, who, Thompson says, hated the whole idea of having her book made into a film. Francois Duhamel/Disney Enterprises hide caption

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Not-So-Cheery Disposition: Emma Thompson On Poppins' Cranky Creator

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Pussy Riot members Yekaterina Samutsevich (left), Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova sit in a glass-walled cage in a Moscow court on Oct. 10, 2012. Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The 'Pussy Riot' Arrests, And The Crackdown That Followed

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'You Can't Be This Furry' And Other Life Lessons From Gary Shteyngart

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Fear Of Fainting, Flight And Cheese: One Man's 'Age Of Anxiety'

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Before Pearl Harbor, aviator Charles Lindbergh was so vocal about his opposition to U.S. involvement in World War II that he became an unofficial leader of America's isolationist movement. AP hide caption

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'Angry Days' Shows An America Torn Over Entering World War II

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Early 20th century British maids worked long, hard days with little time off. Topical Press Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Visible And Invisible: 'Servants' Looks At Life Downstairs

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Joel (left) and Ethan Coen wrote and directed Fargo, The Big Lebowski, O Brother Where Art Thou?, No Country for Old Men, A Serious Man and True Grit. Their latest film is Inside Llewyn Davis. Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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The Coen Bros. On Writing, 'Lebowski' And Literally Herding Cats

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Fresh Air Remembers Jazz Pianist Jimmy Amadie

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Peter O'Toole rides across the desert in Jordan during the filming of Lawrence of Arabia in November 1961. He says that at first, learning to ride a camel was "impossible." AP hide caption

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The Camels Were 'Impossible': Peter O'Toole Remembers 'Arabia'

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American songwriter Sammy Cahn, pictured above in 1987, would have celebrated his 100th birthday this year. He died in 1993, at the age of 79. David Gaywood/AP hide caption

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Celebrating The Centennial Of Lyricist Sammy Cahn

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