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Slate's Culturebox: Casting Helen of Troy

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Slate's Culturebox: Casting Helen of Troy

Slate's Culturebox: Casting Helen of Troy

Slate's Culturebox: Casting Helen of Troy

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As the movie epic Troy opens in theaters, NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Slate assistant editor Julia Turner about how Helen of Troy has been portrayed throughout history, and assesses the casting of the latest Helen for the film.