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Jimmy Carter Issues 'Call To Action' Against Subjugation Of Women

The former president joins NPR to talk about his new book, the state of human trafficking and whether religion can be a conduit for lasting change around gender.

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Bertrand Tavernier, Playing Geopolitics For Laughs

Known for serious films such as The Clockmaker and 'Round Midnight, the French filmmaker has turned to comedy — with a serious undertone — in his latest film, The French Minister.
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Not My Job: We Ask Football And Old Spice Star Terry Crews About Cruises

Before he was the star of a hilarious series of Old Spice commercials, Terry Crews played for the championship Western Michigan University Broncos in Kalamazoo, where we are taping the show this week.
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Spring May Not Be Outside, But It's On The Court

In honor of the NCAA tournament and the official start of spring, Lev Grossman recommends the timeless The Canterbury Tales, while Tim Lane looks to the sports bio, Pistol: The Life of Pete Maravich.
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From Action Hero To Teenage Nerd, Shailene Woodley Has Range

With the potential blockbuster Divergent on the horizon, the actress has been busy positioning herself as a dynamic performer, from the indie The Spectacular Now to the YA film The Fault in Our Stars.
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'Divergent': A Film About A Risk Taker That Plays It Safe

Los Angeles Times and Morning Edition film critic Ken Turan reviews "Divergent," a sci-fi adventure about a world in which people are divided into groups representing a particular virtue — bravery, for example. It is based on the young adult novels by Veronica Roth.
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A Meteoric Rise For Young 'Divergent' Author

Veronica Roth, author of the best-selling young adult series "Divergent," signed a book deal while she was still in college. The book hit shelves when she was just 22. Now 25, Roth says she wasn't sure what to think when she heard "Divergent" would be turned into a film. But then Kate Winslet signed on.
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Book Review: 'The Divorce Papers'

Alan Cheuse reviews the novel The Divorce Papers, by Susan Rieger.
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It's Faction Against Faction In A Grim Future Chicago

With Divergent, Hollywood turns to another hit young-adult trilogy for inspiration. Shailene Woodley stars as a 16-year-old searching for her place in a divided dystopian society.
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There's More Than One Way To Watch 'Star Wars'

Whether you're revisiting the Star Wars films or you're just catching them for the first time, there are many ways to watch the series. Blogger Rod Hilton has some tips.

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