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Mr. Spock, Mixed-Race Pioneer

As Mr. Spock on Star Trek, the late Leonard Nimoy embodied the conflicts faced by many biracial and other people of color. Even on the diverse crew of the Enterprise, he stood out.
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Diversity Sells — But Hollywood Remains Overwhelmingly White, Male

Women and minorities continue to be under-represented on TV and in film, both behind and in front of the camera, according to a new study — even though diverse films and shows make more money.
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Nimoy Is Gone, But Mr. Spock WIll Live Forever

Leonard Nimoy died Friday at the age of 83. NPR's Scott Simon remembers the man who was best known for his role as Spock.
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Ex-'Weekend Edition' Producer Tight-Lipped On Her 'Jeopardy!' Appearance

We all know public radio types are pretty sharp, right? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Laura Lorson about her appearance on Jeopardy! Lorson hosts All Things Considered on KANU in Lawrence, Kan.
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Leonard Nimoy's Mr. Spock Taught Us Acceptance Is Highly Logical

The Star Trek actor died Friday in Los Angeles, and NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says Nimoy's signature role taught fans the power of accepting their differences rather than fighting them.
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'Battle Creek' An Attempt To Break CBS's Formulaic Lineup

On Sunday, CBS debuts Battle Creek, a new police drama set in small town Michigan that was dreamt up by the creator of Breaking Bad and executive produced by the creator of House.
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He Was, And Will Always Be, Our Friend: Remembering Leonard Nimoy

The Star Trek actor, writer, poet and photographer has died of lung disease at 83. NPR's Neda Ulaby has a look back at the long career of the man who was (and was not) Spock.
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Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock On 'Star Trek,' Dies At 83

The cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his granddaughter tells NPR.
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This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C., runs too smoothly.
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'Battle Creek' Has The Flavor Of A TV Throwback From An Earlier Age

The new CBS show about two very mismatched investigative partners plays like a comedy. The characters are complicated and surprising, and the dialogue is crisp and quick. It's "a lot of fun to watch."

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