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'Thrones,' 'Killing' Return ... And Revert To Old Habits

Both Game of Thrones and The Killing drew a lot of attention during their first seasons, and both are back Sunday night to start a second year — one hoping to build on the momentum from some positive late-season buzz, the other hoping to overcome some negative buzz from last year's cliffhanger.
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The Art Of The Everyday: The Alchemy Of Anne Tyler

In her first broadcast interview in decades, novelist Anne Tyler introduces us to her new book, The Beginner's Goodbye; her Baltimore; and her definition of heaven.
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James Cameron: Diving Deep, Dredging Up Titanic

Filmmaker James Cameron has just returned from a successful submersible expedition to the deepest spot in the ocean — and he's also gearing up for the 3-D rerelease of his 1997 epic, Titanic. Cameron says that for him, filmmaking and exploring are two aspects of the same basic impulse.
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'Escape From Camp 14': Inside North Korea's Gulag

Shin Dong-hyuk is the only person known to have been born in North Korea's prison camps and gotten out alive. Journalist Blaine Harden tells the story of Shin's daring escape.
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Love Isn't All You Need: 3 Relationship Building Reads

Love is messy and complicated. But author and psychologist Harriet Lerner recommends three books that can help. They offer advice for keeping a relationship healthy, thoughtful and mature. Is there a book that has helped your relationship? Tell us about it in the comments.
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NSO Transforms Math Into Music And Music Into Math

Members of the National Symphony Orchestra explore the sometimes surprising connections between math and music.
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Duke Ellington Statue Graces Soon-To-Reopen Howard Theatre

After shutting its doors 20 years ago, the 100-year-old Howard Theatre is scheduled to reopen next month.

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Feminist Poet Adrienne Rich Dies At 82

Through a dozen volumes of poetry and five collections of nonfiction, she influenced a generation of feminist, gay rights and anti-war activists. Rich died Tuesday at her Santa Cruz, Calif., home from complications from rheumatoid arthritis, according to her son.
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Feminist Writer Adrienne Rich Dies At 82

Adrienne Rich was best known for her poetry, which mirrored the times in which she wrote. It grew increasingly political during the 1960s and '70s — and she was a touchstone for the feminist movement. Host Melissa Block speaks with Linda Gregerson, a poet, critic and English professor at the University of Michigan.

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