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Movie Interviews

Bradley Cooper And 'American Sniper' Widow Team Up To Tell SEAL's Story

Cooper worked closely with Taya Kyle to turn her late husband's book, about his time as a Navy SEAL, into a film. "We all felt him the whole time we were shooting the movie," Cooper says.

A couple walks on the beach in the resort area of Varadero, Cuba. Varadero is home to upscale hotels and resorts that cater to foreign tourists, but there aren't yet enough to handle a potential influx of Americans. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Ready To Hit The Cuban Beach? Americans Still Have To Wait

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Dark Passage The Drift
Joe Si Ha Tosca

Doug Neville (left) and Ryan Johnson have been friends for three decades. They met shortly before Neville found out he was HIV-positive. StoryCorps hide caption

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30 Years Of Friendship, Through Fear And An Uncertain Future

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Once in a Blue Moon Unwed Sailor

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For Norwegian-Americans, Christmas Cheer Is Wrapped Up In Lefse

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Doden Nordic
Row Jon Brion
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Bradley Cooper And 'American Sniper' Widow Team Up To Tell SEAL's Story

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Going Forth By Day Colleen
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White Out Alexander Turnquist
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Hallelujah Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Butcher Radiohead

Martha McCullough shows off a photo of her grandfather, Christmas Moultrie, who was born on the Mulberry Grove Plantation before Gen. Sherman's army burned it down ahead of the capture of Savannah in 1864. Both McCullough and Hugh Golson, a descendant of the plantation's owner, knew Moultrie as children. Carl Elmore/Courtesy Savannah Morning News hide caption

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Bound By A Plantation, Two Georgians Remember A Special Christmas

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John Schneider (left) and Tom Wopat, who met as costars on The Dukes of Hazzard, say they bonded right away over a shared taste in music. Rick Diamond/Getty Images hide caption

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Duke The Halls: Bo And Luke Go Caroling

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Christmas Time Is Here John Schneider & Tom Wopat
O Tannenbaum Vince Guaraldi, Colin Bailey et. al.

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