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With 'Mad Men' Return, A Look At Its Influence

AMC's Mad Men returns with new episodes starting on Sunday, after being off the air for over a year. Audie Cornish talks to Tampa Bay Times critic Eric Deggans about the cultural influence of the show.
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Niecy Nash Puts Her Blended Family In The Reality Spotlight

Neda Ulaby talks to comedienne Niecy Nash about her new real-life sitcom, Leave It To Niecy, about her blended family.
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Helping Celebrities Find Their Roots

Journalist Barbara Walters, Congressman John Lewis, and comedian Margaret Cho will join scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to trace their family trees. His new PBS series, Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. , premiers this weekend. Gates discusses the series with host Michel Martin.
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'Mad Men' Returns, Cocky And Confident As Ever

The AMC series Mad Men — winner of the Best Drama Series Emmy for each of its four seasons to date — returns March 25 after a 17-month hiatus. TV critic David Bianculli determines whether it was worth the wait?
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Kevin Clash: Making Elmo Come To Life

For more than 20 years, puppeteer Kevin Clash has been the voice behind the lovable red monster on Sesame Street. Both Clash "and" Elmo talk with Terry Gross about performing with Jim Henson, and creating a fun, educational experience for preschool-aged children.
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'Mad Men' Returns On Sunday, To The Delight Of Its Excitable Fans

Mad Men is returning after a long hiatus this Sunday. NPR's Elizabeth Blair looks at the reasons for the delay and what it might mean to fans.

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