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Case Closed: Agatha Christie's Detective Poirot Solves His Last TV Mystery

After decades on air, Poirot's 13th and final season begins Aug. 25. David Suchet still stars as detective Hercule Poirot, but you won't find the show on PBS. So where is it?
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 13

You can see a musical performance that blends soul with jazz and Latin influences or see a group visual art exhibit that explores depth and movement.

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Legendary Film Star Lauren Bacall Dies At 89

She was loved for her smokey voice and alluring gaze. NPR's Robert Siegel talks about the Hollywood star and her career with correspondent Neda Ulaby.
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Sultry Film Star Lauren Bacall Dies At 89

Actress Lauren Bacall, who paired with spouse Humphrey Bogart in films including The Big Sleep and Key Largo, has died at 89, according to the Bogart estate. NPR has not confirmed the report.
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A Farewell To Robin Williams, Whose Antics Never Hid The Tenderness Beneath

As the entertainment world mourns the loss of comedian and actor Robin Williams, NPR film critic Bob Mondello offers an appreciation.
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For A Comic Like Robin Williams, Depression Can Wait 2 Steps Offstage

Robin Williams reportedly suffered from severe depression before his death. Former TV talk show host Dick Cavett recalls his interview with Williams and his own struggles with depression.
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'An Evening With Robin Williams,' Circa 1982

In appreciation of Robin Williams' life and work, All Things Considered offers a clip from An Evening with Robin Williams, which was released in 1982.
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A Life Of Anxiety Documented

John Keedy used to be uncomfortable talking about his problems with anxiety, but not anymore. He hopes his series of photos will help others with mental illness see that they're not alone.
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Robin Williams: In Looking For Laughs, 'You Have To Be Deeply Honest'

The comedian and actor died Monday at age 63. In 2006, Williams spoke with Fresh Air's Terry Gross about improvising, his training and how people expected him to act crazy.
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In A Funny New Novel, A Weary Professor Writes To 'Dear Committee Members'

Julie Schumacher's anti-hero pens recommendations for junior colleagues, lackluster students and former lovers. The novel deftly mixes comedy with social criticism and righteous outrage.

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