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Clinton Sought 'Tougher Deal,' But Won't Second-Guess Bergdahl Swap

NPR's Renee Montagne sat down for a conversation with Hillary Clinton. Clinton's new book, Hard Choices, will be published on Tuesday.
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Forbidding Fruit: How America Got Turned On To The Date

Introducing the humble date to the U.S. over decades in the 20th century required dangerous Middle Eastern adventures, harem pants and a little bit of sex. Hollywood helped with movies like Cleopatra.
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Audra McDonald Racks Up The Tonys, This Time As Billie Holiday

Audra McDonald just won her sixth Tony, the most wins by anyone to date. McDonald is a Broadway staple, and she earned her latest Tony playing Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill.
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Invisible 'Supermensch' Avoided The Spotlight While Making Others Famous

Mike Myers' documentary Supermensch chronicles the work of Shep Gordon, who has "jump-started" the careers of superstar musicians and chefs. Now, it's Gordon's turn for a taste of celebrity.
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Sandwich Monday: Taco Bell's Quesarito

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the brand new creation from Taco Bell labs, the Quesarito. It's a quesadilla combined with a burrito.
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Laverne Cox Loves 'Trouble'

Netflix's Orange is the New Black is back, and Laverne Cox returns to her role as transgender prisoner Sophia Burset. For Tell Me More's "In Your Ear" feature, she shares her favorite music.
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One Man's Search For His Personal Narrative And 'Asian Self'

After Alex Tizon emigrated to the U.S., he grew up feeling that Asian men were considered 'less than' in America. He shares his experience in a new memoir, Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self.
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"Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America"

Baltimore's "Pope of Trash" joins Kojo to talk about his films, his new book and what he loves about Charm City.

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2014 Tony Awards: Audra McDonald Nets A Record Sixth Win

Audra McDonald walked off the stage Sunday night as the most decorated actress in the event's history. Other winners included Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston.
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'The Farm' Is A Terrifying Break From Reality — Or Is It?

Tom Rob Smith's latest thriller is based on his own frightening real-life experience with his mother's mental illness. Smith says he hopes readers will take away something positive from his story.

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