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In 'The Searchers,' A Hunt For The Western Film

Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin speaks with Glenn Frankel, author of The Searchers which explores the making of the classic Western film.
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Control The Chaos With 'Secrets Of Happy Families'

What makes some families stronger, more harmonious, and just plain happier than others? To find out, Bruce Feiler asked parents and experts from a wide variety of fields for advice that parents could apply to improve life at home.
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'Noble Savages': A Journey To Break The Mold Of Anthropology

In 1964, Napoleon Chagnon did what few other anthropologists had ever done: He went to the Amazon to study an isolated tribe. His findings cast him out from his profession as a heretic.
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'Nothing Gold' Stays Long In Appalachia

Weekend Edition Saturday Scott Simon talks to author Ron Rash, an Appalachian ballad writer of a kind who writes pointed, fierce, funny and tightly packed stories about people on the run, betting their all and trying to get through lonely nights. His new collection of short stories set in Appalachia is called Nothing Gold Can Stay.
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Author Katherine Bouton Opens Up About Going Deaf

After going deaf at the age of 30, writer Katherine Bouton's entire life changed. In her new book, "Shouting Won't Help," Bouton shares how she came to terms with hearing loss, and why more attention needs to be paid to a condition that affects nearly 50 million Americans.

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