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Timothy Olyphant plays Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens on FX's Justified, which is based on a novella by Elmore Leonard. The show's creator, Graham Yost, says the only "tussle" the writers had with Leonard happened during the pilot, over which hat Raylan should wear. Prashant Gupta/FX hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Graham Yost, Review Of Courtney Barnett, 'American Crime'

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The contents of Weekend Edition host Rachel Martin's junk drawer. What's in yours? Rachel Martin/NPR hide caption

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It's Not a Junk Drawer. It's An Archive Of An Interesting Life

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Daniel Genis, son of Soviet emigre Alexander Genis, served 10 years in prison for armed robbery. He was released last year, and his essays about life in prison have been widely published. Courtesy of Petra Szabo hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Daniel Genis, 'Seymour' Documentary And Norman Blake

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Transcript: NPR's Interview With Chief Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erekat

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Transcript: NPR's Interview With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

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Albert Sykes fielded questions from his son, Aiden, at StoryCorps in Jackson, Miss. StoryCorps hide caption

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Dad To Son: 'Live With Hands Unfolded ... Release Your Gifts To World'

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UNICEF workers assemble "school infection prevention kits" in Monrovia, Liberia, to stop the spread of Ebola back in January. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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The Truth About Humanitarian Work: High Ideals Vs. Hard Realities

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Tomato paste gives the Potato Vindaloo its "backbone," "structure" and "depth," says America's Test Kitchen's Jack Bishop. "'You probably wouldn't identify it in the finished dish, but leave it out and you would notice the difference." Joe Keller/Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Better Call Saul,' James McMurtry And America's Test Kitchen

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Diana and Rick Abath during a recent visit to StoryCorps. StoryCorps hide caption

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Former Security Guard Reflects On What He Lost One Fateful Night

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Inspired By Monks, A Writer Embraces His Life Of Solitude

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Fresh Air Remembers Pioneering Documentary Filmmaker Albert Maysles

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"The Howard Project" participants Kevin Peterman (top left), Leighton Watson, Ariel Alford (bottom left) and Taylor Davis, shown in the Howard University library, are offering insights into their thoughts and fears as they approach the end of the senior year. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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Education May Be Priceless, But A College Degree Isn't

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Marilee Jones, former MIT dean of admissions and now a college admissions consultant. Courtesy Marilee Jones hide caption

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Learning The Hard Truth About Lying

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David also co-created the NBC series Seinfeld. That show's character George Costanza is loosely based on David. Thos Robinson/Getty Images for The New Yorker hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Larry David, 'High Maintenance' Creators And Chris Offutt

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