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25 Years Of A-Pickin' And A-Grinnin': Roy Clark Reflects On 'Hee Haw'

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Roy Clark, a musician in the country music hall of fame and co-host of the variety show Hee Haw, about his time on the TV show he once believed would fail.
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In 2015, TV Broke Ground By Showing Relatable Women In Hijab

When Muslim women in headscarves appear on TV, it's often in the context of hate crimes, terrorism or politics. But in 2015, TV showed hijab-wearing women joking, coding and cooking up a storm.
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Wayne Rogers, Trapper John On 'M.A.S.H.', Dies At 82

For three seasons on the CBS hit TV show, Rogers played an Army surgeon alongside Alan Alda's character, Hawkeye Pierce.
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Ansari And Yang Explore The First-Generation Experience In 'Master Of None'

Parks and Recreation colleagues Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang initially bonded over their experiences as Asian-Americans living very different lives from their parents. Originally broadcast Nov. 5, 2015.
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Seinfeld And Obama, Driving A Stingray And Getting Coffee

President Obama appears on Jerry Seinfeld's online show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Sample question: "How many world leaders do you think are just completely out of their mind?"

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What Is The Cultural Impact Of Bill Cosby's Arrest On Sex Crimes?

Cosby is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his Pennsylvania home in 2004. Though dozens of women have brought civil suits, this is the first time Cosby is facing criminal charges.
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As TV Streaming Rises, So Does Internet Piracy

TV viewers are streaming their favorite shows more than ever. They are also stealing them more than ever. Why is this happening? NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Paul Tassi who covers technology and the Internet for Forbes to find out.
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Actor Jeffrey Tambor On 'Transparent': 'I Loved It From The Very Beginning'

The actor plays a 70-something transgender woman on the Amazon series Transparent. He loves the role. As Maura, Tambor says, "I find myself much more vulnerable." Originally broadcast Dec. 10, 2015.
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'Casual' Hides Romance With Cynicism And Subtlety

As part of our year-end look at the "Ones That Got Away in 2015" series, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans reviews Hulu's Casual, a comedy about the modern search for connection.
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Bright, Young, In Limbo: Film Sees Migrant Farm Life Through A Child's Eyes

José Anzaldo is a third-grader who is a math whiz. He's also the son of itinerant lettuce pickers. A new documentary explores what might become of this promising boy.

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