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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0500Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says school segregation will continue to exist in America "as long as individual parents continue to make choices that only benefit their own children."
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 09:00:00 -0500Jeff Bridges says his actor dad always brought joy to the set. David Bianculli reviews A Series Of Unfortunate Events. Hall-of-fame broadcaster Joe Buck discusses his new memoir, Lucky Bastard.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:21:00 -0500Lemony Snicket, AKA Daniel Handler, wrote the children's book series, A Series of Unfortunate Events. Handler spoke to Terry Gross in 2001 and in 2012, when he brought his accordion to the studio.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:15:00 -0500Puri, who died last Friday in Mumbai, appeared in more than 300 movies, including the British film, My Son the Fanatic. Originally broadcast in 2000.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:15:00 -0500Daniel Handler has adapted his popular children's book series for Netflix. Critic David Bianculli says A Series Of Unfortunate Events is "one of the best new TV shows in a long time."
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:15:00 -0500The German film centers on a prankster father who barges into the life of his business consultant daughter. Critic David Edelstein says Toni Erdmann keeps you guessing — in a good way.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:28:00 -0500Set in 1979 Santa Barbara, Mike Mills' new film is the story of a teenage boy and the three women who teach him about life. Critic John Powers calls it an "amusing, deeply-felt work."
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:28:00 -0500New Yorker writer Michael Specter discusses emerging biotechnologies that will make it possible to remove disease and change the characteristics of life by rewriting the genetic code in cells.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:49:00 -0500After writing No. 1 hits for various country stars, Hemby now has an album of her own. Critic Ken Tucker says Puxico mixes country sentiments with a folksy sound.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:49:00 -0500Buck's new memoir details his experiences in sports and life, including his addiction to hair-plug transplants. When it comes to announcing, he says, "I don't have a rooting interest for either side."
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:39:00 -0500Hentoff, who died Saturday, was an outspoken advocate of free speech and a prolific jazz writer. Originally broadcast in 1986.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:39:00 -0500Author Lisa Servon says a growing number of Americans are giving up on traditional banks and relying instead on alternatives, including prepaid debit cards, check-cashing centers and payday lenders.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:54:00 -0500"He really wanted all his kids to go into acting because he loved it so much," Bridges says of his father. In Hell or High Water, Bridges plays an aging Texas ranger tracking two bank robbers.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:54:00 -0500A new collection of some of Fussell's most celebrated essays showcases the food and travel writer's tough-girl philosophy. Critic Maureen Corrigan calls Eat, Live, Love, Die an inspiring work.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 09:00:06 -0500Miranda weighs in about Disney, mixtapes and why he won't try to top the success of Hamilton. Chazelle discusses the brash, defiant and "almost avant-garde" nature of musicals.