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Actor Alec Baldwin Plays Not My Job

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We love to encourage people who are just getting their start in public radio, so we're happy welcome our guest today, the host of WNYC's Here's the Thing, a new podcast that features interviews with artists, writers and thinkers. The host, Alec Baldwin, has also done a bit of acting of his own.

We've invited Baldwin to play a game called "You must be mistaking me for one of my less talented brothers." Baldwin comes from a famous family of acting brothers, but they're not the only notable brothers out there. We'll quiz Baldwin on three other bands of brothers.

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