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Should Kids See 'The Hunger Games'?

The box office hit shows a dystopian society that sends boys and girls to fight to the death on TV. Host Michel Martin discusses whether the storyline is appropriate for kids with Karen Brailsford, the mom of an actress from the film, movie critic Jane Horwitz, science-fiction writer Tananarive Due, and regular contributor Leslie Morgan Steiner.
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Mother Speaks Out After Losing Daughter To Bulimia

Like many parents, Judy Avrin didn't fully understand the gravity of bulimia, until she lost her daughter Melissa. To help shed light on the disorder, Avrin helped make a documentary inspired by her daughter's journal entries. Avrin speaks with guest host Jacki Lyden about the film Someday Melissa.
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Doris Day: A Hollywood Legend Reflects On Life

Day started singing and dancing when she was a teenager, and made her first film at 24. After nearly 40 movies, she walked away from that part of her life in 1968, and started rescuing and caring for animals. Here, she speaks to Terry Gross in a lengthy interview about her career in film and music.
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Willem Dafoe: A 'Hunter' With A Restless Eye

Willem Dafoe is having a busy spring at the cineplex: he's had roles in the sci-fi epic John Carter and in the apocalyptic drama 4:44, and in the new eco-thriller The Hunter, Dafoe plays a mercenary tracking down the world's last Tasmanian tiger.
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Snow White Rising: Why This Princess, And Why This Moment?

There are two Snow White movies scheduled for release this year, and Snow seems set to eclipse Cinderella as the fairy tale of the moment. Neda Ulaby investigates what makes this princess the one surging at this moment.
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'Bully' Examines Students Targeted By Their Peers

The new documentary Bully opens Friday, and it has an emotional impact that must be seen to be understood. The film hop scotches across the country looking at the situations of five different children that have suffered the effects of bullying.

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