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In The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Chiwetel Ejiofor (left) plays Trywell, the father of titular teenager William Kamkwamba (played by Maxwell Simba). Ejiofor also directed the movie and wrote the screenplay. Ilze Kitshoff/Netflix hide caption

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Chiwetel Ejiofor's Directing Debut Takes Him To Malawi To Capture 'The Wind'

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Archaeologist Koji Iesaki holds a carved roof ornament excavated at the former site of the Jyokyo-ji temple in Kyoto, Japan. Iesaki and other archaeologists have their hands full as a pre-Olympic building boom has helped reveal centuries-old artifacts from the city's long history. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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Ahead Of 2020 Summer Olympics, A Building Boom In Kyoto Is Yielding Ancient Artifacts

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Rodger McDaniel remembers his late father at his StoryCorps interview in Laramie, Wyo. Rachel Falcone /StoryCorps hide caption

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How A Long-Lost Guitar Was A Lesson In Grace And Forgiveness

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Last December, IC3PEAK's Nikolai Kostylev (left) and Anastasiya Kreslina (right) arrived in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk to give a concert, only to be detained by the police. Lucian Kim/NPR hide caption

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Young Russian Musicians Struggle Under Government Scrutiny

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Micah Swimmer oversees a class of Eastern Band Cherokee language learners at the New Kituwah Academy in Cherokee, N.C. Behind him, a bulletin board displays the names of the few remaining fluent speakers of his Cherokee dialect. Liz Schlemmer/WUNC hide caption

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To Save Their Endangered Language, 2 Cherokee Brothers Learn As They Teach

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Week In Music: Taylor Swift's New Deal And Zayn Malik's Cover Of A Bollywood Hit

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Librarian Nancy Pearl Picks 7 Books For Summer Reading

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The Unusual Success Of The 'Wallace The Brave' Comic Strip

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'In The Dark' Examines Death Row Case Of Curtis Flowers

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Actors Josh Stamberg (son of NPR's Susan Stamberg) and Joanne Kelly as Arthur Miller and Inge Morath in Fall. T. Charles Erickson hide caption

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'Fall' Examines Playwright Arthur Miller's Secret Son

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Despite Its Title, 'The Year Of Spectacular Men' Is Mostly About Women

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'Radio Dodo' Creates Bedtime Stories For Syrian Refugees

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