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A Laugh A Minute, On Screen And In Life

Nora Ephron, the essayist, novelist, screenwriter and film director, died Tuesday night in Manhattan. She was 71, and suffered from leukemia. Fresh Air remembers the creator of Silkwood and When Harry Met Sally with excerpts from a 2006 interview from WHYY's Radio Times.
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What's Driving College Costs Higher?

College is now four times more expensive than it was 3 decades ago, pushing student loan debt over $1 trillion. A key reason for this growth is the competition among schools for status and prestige, says Kevin Carey, education policy director at the New America Foundation.
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Fresh Air Remembers Broadway's Richard Adler

Richard Adler, who co-wrote the musicals The Pajama Game and Damn Yankees with his partner, Jerry Ross, died Thursday at his home in Southampton, N.Y. He was 90. Fresh Air remembers the composer and lyricist with excerpts from a 1990 interview.
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Alec Baldwin: A 'Rock' Throughout The Ages

The star of 30 Rock has two films out this summer. He plays a club owner in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Rock of Ages. And he travels to Italy with an ensemble cast for Woody Allen's To Rome with Love.
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The Many Roles Of Hillary Clinton

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's journey is the only first lady to become a U.S. Senator and then the nation's top diplomat. She's had to develop diplomacy skills, after nearly three decades engaged in rough and tumble politics. Clinton is featured in the latest issue of Foreign Policy magazine. Susan Glasser, the magazine's editor in chief, who wrote the story, offers her insight.
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Romney Backers Wrap Up Utah Retreat

Eight hundred top donors to Republican Mitt Romney's presidential campaign are wrapping up a weekend retreat in Park City, Utah. There, they've been given access to some of the biggest names in Republican politics, including Romney. The price of admission: $50,000. Politico reporter Ginger Gibson offers her insight.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Jeff Daniels, Bob Ojeda

Jeff Daniels stars in Aaron Sorkin's new HBO drama The Newsroom, playing an anchorman inspired to give up fluff pieces and return to hard-hitting journalism. And major league pitcher Bob Ojeda talks about pitching through the pain.
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Louis C.K. On Comedy, Love, Life And Loss

The comedian reflects on his award-winning TV series, his relationship with other comedians and his USO appearances.

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