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"I was getting to fulfill a number of romantic notions in my inner child," Matthew Rhys says of playing the title role in the new HBO series Perry Mason. HBO hide caption

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In 'Perry Mason,' Matthew Rhys Lives Out His Boyhood Noir Fantasies

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Actor André Holland Explores: 'Where I Fit, How I Fit, If I Fit'

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'Unholy' Examines The Alliance Between White Evangelicals And Trump

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Sen. Joseph McCarthy (right) consults with attorney Roy Cohn, circa 1954. In the 1970s, Cohn would become a mentor and lawyer to Donald Trump. Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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'We've Got To Learn From Our History,' 'Demagogue' Author Warns

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Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi began collecting cookbooks and recipes in her teens. In the new Hulu series, Taste the Nation, she travels the country to learn how foods from different cultures contributed to American cuisine. Dominic Valente/Hulu hide caption

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Padma Lakshmi, Model, Actor And TV Host, Says Above All, She's A Writer

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'Fresh Air' Remembers Carl Reiner, A Legendary Writer, Producer And Performer

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Militarization Of Police Means U.S. Protesters Face Weapons Designed For War

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Phillipa Soo return as Alexander and Eliza Hamilton, the roles they played in the original Broadway production of Hamilton. A film production of the show, taped in 2016, debuts on Disney+ on Friday. Disney+ hide caption

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'The Past Isn't Done With Us,' Says 'Hamilton' Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda

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'Fresh Air' Marks Pride Month With Novelist Marijane Meaker

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LGBTQ Activist Cleve Jones: 'I'm Well Aware How Fragile Life Is'

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Christine Baranski On Putting Up A 'Good Fight' During 'This Dystopian Era'

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A man kneels and raises his fist in the air during a march and protest to mark the Juneteenth holiday at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial June 19, 2020 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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A Call For Reparations: How America Might Narrow The Racial Wealth Gap

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Author Susan Burton struggled with disordered eating for decades. "Hunger was something that I believed protected me and gave me power," she says. Anna Kurzaeva/Getty Images hide caption

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From 'Empty' To 'Satisfied': Author Traces A Hunger That Food Can't Fix

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Bernice Johnson Reagon On Leading Freedom Songs During The Civil Rights Movement

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Rhiannon Giddens Sings Slave Narratives

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