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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:00:00 -0500Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times says that when it comes to national security, President Trump "doesn't trust the civilian national security establishment and they don't trust him."
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:44:00 -0500Set amid the political swirl of late '60s Chicago, Emil Ferris' graphic novel debut reflects on race, class, gender and the holocaust. Critic John Powers says readers won't want to put it down.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:58:53 -0500Author Glenn Frankel says the 1952 film High Noon was inspired by the toxic political climate of the time. "People ... felt they want to get their country back," Frankel says.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:51:00 -0500The protagonist of Sebastian Barry's new novel is conscripted right off the boat as the price of American citizenship. Eventually he finds love and companionship with one of his fellow soldiers.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:51:00 -0500Author Mary Graham discusses the confidences that presidents keep. When it comes to President Trump, she says: "I think we're seeing that it's not possible to keep policies secret in the digital age."
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 09:00:18 -0500Ali discusses his Oscar-nominated performance as a drug dealer in Moonlight. Director Raoul Peck discusses I am Not Your Negro, his documentary about civil rights era writer James Baldwin.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:03:40 -0500Carroll, who died Sunday, started recording in the late 1940s, when female jazz musicians were still considered a novelty. Originally broadcast in 2003.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:03:40 -0500Matt Damon plays an accomplished bow-and-arrow warrior in ancient China in his latest film. Critic David Edelstein says The Great Wall is "lavishly ... terrible."
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:49:00 -0500TV critic David Bianculli reviews two shows premiering this weekend: HBO's miniseries, Big Little Lies, and CBS's The Good Fight, which will be relocating to the network's subscription streaming site.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:17:00 -0500Kenneth Lonergan's film, which has been nominated for six Oscars, is about a janitor who returns to his hometown after the death of his brother. Originally broadcast Nov. 30, 2016.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:45:22 -0500Ali has earned an Oscar nomination for his performance as Juan, a drug dealer who becomes an unlikely father figure to a boy who is being bullied at school and neglected at home.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:08:00 -0500The narrator of Vivek Shanbhag's new novel once lived a lower-class subsistence in Bangalore. Critic Maureen Corrigan says Ghachar Ghochar embodies the "fear of falling into economic and moral ruin."
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:24:00 -0500ProPublica senior reporter Andrew Revkin discusses President Trump's possible cuts to the EPA, as well as the potential impact of pulling out of the Paris climate accord.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:24:00 -0500Moore, who died Friday, was seen as a hero for his role in the first major land battle in Vietnam. He later co-authored the book, We Were Soldiers Once ... and Young. Originally broadcast in 1992.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:24:00 -0500Acoustic guitar and the occasional faint cry of a pedal steel guitar frame Merritt's vocals on her new album. Rock Critic Ken Tucker has a review.