All Things Considered host Robert Siegel offers some nonfiction scrutiny of Clint Eastwood's latest movie, J. Edgar. Siegel talks with Beverly Gage, a professor of U.S. history at Yale, who is working on a biography of Hoover. This is the second installment of our fact-check film series.
Actor James Gandolfini, 51, has reportedly died. Variety magazine reports that he suffered a "sudden stroke." The cause of death is not yet known with certainty, but HBO says the actor may have suffered a heart attack.
The prize is sometimes called the "Nobel Prize for food and agriculture." And this year's winners include Monsanto executive Robert Fraley, a pioneer in genetically engineered crops. If there's a single person who personifies the company's controversial role in American agriculture, it's probably Fraley.
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