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High Honors for Actress Deavere Smith

You may know Anna Deavere Smith from her roles on the West Wing and Nurse Jackie. She is also a major player in the theater and was just awarded the Dorothy and Lillian Gish prize — one of the most prestigious honors in the arts world. Host Michel Martin speaks with Deveare Smith about what the award means to her.
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Who Won Oscar Gold Last Night?

From First Lady Michelle Obama handing out the Best Picture award to Best Actress winner Jennifer Lawrence taking a tumble, the 85th Academy Awards was full of surprises. Host Michel Martin recaps the evening with People magazine's movie critic, Alynda Wheat.
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'Argo,' 'Life Of Pi' Win Top Oscars

The movies Argo and Life of Pi and actors Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence were among the winners at Sunday's Academy Awards. But no one movie swept the show.
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Book News: 'Life Of Pi' Author Strips Down For Charity

Also: Toni Morrison's digital signing; our picks for the best books out this week; and William S. Burroughs in a Nike ad.
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The Oscars Broadcast, Zooming Way Past Cheeky To Land Squarely On Crass

Seth MacFarlane hosted the 85th Academy Awards which Monkey See's Linda Holmes says was one of the worst hosting performances in Oscar history. Jokes about women just kept coming. His sexist jokes were in poor taste, sure, but if they'd been funny, nobody would have cared.
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With Glamour And 'All That Jazz,' The Academy Hands Out its Oscars

'Django Unchained' picks up the best -supporting actor award for Christoph Waltz's performance.
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Red Carpet Glam: NPR's Coverage Of A Night At The Oscars

Laugh, cry, be upset and outraged over this year's Academy Award winners and losers, as we live blog the results.

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