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Fresh Air for March 31, 2011

A view of the Three Mile Island power plant near Harrisburg, Pa., site of the worst nuclear accident in U.S. history. In 1979, a reactor at the plant experienced a partial meltdown, but radioactive material never escaped containment. Bradley Bower/AP Photo hide caption

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The Future Of Nuclear Energy In The U.S.

The Future Of Nuclear Energy In The U.S.

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Joel Kinnaman and Mireille Enos star in The Killing, a new AMC drama based on a Danish miniseries. Chris Large/AMC hide caption

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'The Killing': 'Twin Peaks' Meets '24' On AMC

'The Killing': 'Twin Peaks' Meets '24' On AMC

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Fresh Air for March 30, 2011

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe stands at his 2008 inauguration ceremony at the statehouse in Harare. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi /AP hide caption

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A Journalist Bears Witness To Mugabe's Massacre

A Journalist Bears Witness To Mugabe's Massacre

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Fresh Air for March 29, 2011

In 1992, 28,800 rubber ducks were lost at sea. What happened to them is the subject of Donovan Hohn's book Moby-Duck. Jose Gil/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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'Moby-Duck': When 28,800 Bath Toys Are Lost At Sea

'Moby-Duck': When 28,800 Bath Toys Are Lost At Sea

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Fresh Air for March 28, 2011

Timothy Olyphant plays Raylan Givens, a present-day U.S. marshal with Wild West inclinations on the FX series Justified. Mark Seliger/FX hide caption

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Timothy Olyphant: 'Justified' In Laying Down The Law

Timothy Olyphant: 'Justified' In Laying Down The Law

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Fresh Air for March 25, 2011

Mark Wahlberg (left) plays boxer Micky Ward in David O. Russell's The Fighter. JoJo Whilden/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Wahlberg, Russell Enter Ring With 'The Fighter'

Wahlberg, Russell Enter Ring With 'The Fighter'

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Iconic screen legend Elizabeth Taylor, pictured above in 1961, died on Wednesday. She was 79. AP hide caption

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Elizabeth Taylor's Legacy: AIDS Activist, Movie Star

Elizabeth Taylor's Legacy: AIDS Activist, Movie Star

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Kate Winslet plays the role that won Joan Crawford an Oscar in HBO's miniseries Mildred Pierce. Andrew Schwartz/HBO hide caption

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'Mildred Pierce': A Masterpiece Of Modern Film Noir

'Mildred Pierce': A Masterpiece Of Modern Film Noir

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