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Fresh Air for Nov. 14, 2018: 'Shirkers' Director Sandi Tan

President Trump addresses the crowd during a rally in Houston in support of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Oct. 22,. During the rally, he described himself as a "nationalist," and encouraged his supporters to use the word. Loren Elliott/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: 'Nationalist' Arises, With Myriad Connotations, As The Word Of 2018

Opinion: 'Nationalist' Arises, With Myriad Connotations, As The Word Of 2018

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Fresh Air for Nov. 13, 2018: Exploitation In Howard Hughes' Hollywood

A new book examines billionaire filmmaker Howard Hughes and the sexual relationships he had with Hollywood actresses. He's shown above in 1947. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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'Sex, Lies And Stardom': Exploitation In Howard Hughes' Hollywood

'Sex, Lies And Stardom': Exploitation In Howard Hughes' Hollywood

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Fresh Air for Nov. 12, 2018: Counting The Bugs And Bacteria, You're 'Never Home Alone'

Humans would do better to accept many of the life forms that share our space, than to scrub them all away, says ecologist Rob Dunn. Basic Books hide caption

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Counting The Bugs And Bacteria, You're 'Never Home Alone' (And That's OK)

Counting The Bugs And Bacteria, You're 'Never Home Alone' (And That's OK)

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Fresh Air for Nov. 10, 2018: Turning To Religion After Tragedy; Chef José Andrés

Fresh Air for Nov. 9, 2018: Queen Guitarist Brian May

Ralph Ineson plays "the man in black" in "Near Algodones," the second segment of the Western anthology The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Beginning Nov. 16, the film will play in theaters for a week before it becomes available for streaming on Netflix. Netflix hide caption

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Life's Cruelty Is A Constant In The Coen Brothers' Mixed Bag Western 'Ballad'

Life's Cruelty Is A Constant In The Coen Brothers' Mixed Bag Western 'Ballad'

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