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Listen to a collection of audio segments and stories related to the 2012 Academy Awards.

Listen to a collection of audio segments and stories related to the 2012 Academy Awards.
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Listen to a collection of audio segments and stories related to the 2012 Academy Awards.

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‘A genius of a different kind:’ Princeton colleague reflects on John Nash’s

5/24/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioThe post A genius of a different kind: Princeton colleague reflects on John Nashs legacy appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Duration: 00:04:27


The Culture Gabfest: Stupid and Contagious

5/6/2015
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the Kurt Cobain documentary Montage of Heck, the lure of boxing with Seth Stevenson, and Dad Bods. The Slate Culture Gabfest is sponsored by Selma, the Academy Award winning film now available on Blu-ray combo pack and DVD. Selma tells the incredible true story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic effort to ensure voting rights for all Americans, from Paramount Pictures and rated PG-13. And by The Honest Company, featuring safe...

Duration: 00:58:01


Senate standoff over human trafficking bill stalls Loretta Lynch confirmati

3/16/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSFinding hope and reality in Obama’s speech at Selma For GOP, a bigger problem than finding a way to fund Homeland Security Analyzing the impasse over Homeland Security, politics at the Oscars GWEN IFILL: How many hot buttons can they push at one time? The Senate turns a confirmation debate into a standoff over human trafficking and abortion. And, in New Hampshire, two likely Republican presidential candidates test the waters. For more on the...

Duration: 00:08:24


The Culture Gabfest: Decapitated Swan Dress Edition

2/25/2015
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens along with Carl Wilson review the Oscars, Bjork's latest album, and weigh in on the audiophile debate.

Small Batch: The 2015 Oscars

2/23/2015
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In this small batch edition of Pop Culture Happy Hour, Linda Holmes and Stephen Thompson wrap up the The 87th Annual Academy Awards.

Duration: 00:08:29


News Wrap: Congress faces deadline to fund Homeland Security

2/23/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio GWEN IFILL: Winters latest icy blast took aim at the South today, disrupting travel again. By this afternoon, more than 1,900 flights had been canceled. The ice storm hit Texas and neighboring states in force, causing hundreds of accidents and leaving cars abandoned on highways in Dallas and elsewhere. Meanwhile, a new arctic chill spread from the Midwest to New England, with windchills diving to minus-40 around parts of the Great Lakes. Congress opened a...

Duration: 00:04:14


Alan Turing’s family fights to correct a historical injustice

2/23/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKS8 things you didn’t know about Alan Turing Benedict Cumberbatch on ‘The Imitation Game’ and making Alan Turing less of an enigma In ‘Innovators,’ Isaacson tells story of digital revolutionaries GWEN IFILL: The Academy Awards often serve as a spotlight for a variety of political and social issues. That was certainly true again last night. And one of the tributes made during the ceremony, to code-breaker Alan Turing and his legacy for modern...

Duration: 00:06:41


When memory misses a beat, music can offer dementia patients new meaning

2/23/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSSigns of Alzheimer’s Disease: 10 Things You Should Know How do you spot Alzheimer’s? Neuroscientist, author behind ‘Still Alice’ explains Designing a better way to cope with Alzheimer’s GWEN IFILL: Last nights Oscars also cast a light on the devastating impact of Alzheimers. Julianne Moore won best actress for her portrayal of a linguistics professor dealing with its early onset in Still Alice, and country singer Glen Campbell was honored with...

Duration: 00:07:56


Oscars Get Political, As Acceptance Speeches Wade Into Social Issues

2/23/2015
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At the Academy Awards, many of the big winners were expected — but the ceremony drew energy from their speeches, which addressed a gamut of issues, from equal pay for women to immigration.

Duration: 00:07:03


'Birdman,' Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne Win Biz Oscar Prizes

2/23/2015
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Birdman was named best picture at the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Julianne Moore won best actress for her work in Still Alice, and Eddie Redmayne won best actor in The Theory of Everything.

Duration: 00:07:15


The 2015 Oscars Omnibus

2/20/2015
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This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon, and Bob Mondello sit down for the anual Oscars Omnibus. They'll talk about the nine best picture nominations--will Birdman, Boyhood, or another film take home an Academy Award for best picture? All that plus What's Making Us Happy this week.

Duration: 00:48:47


02-20-2015- Morning Report- Who are you wearing, and how much did they pay

2/20/2015
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Airing on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015: As part of its wage initiative, Wal-Mart is giving more of its workers fixed schedules. Having a fixed schedule, rather than being on call, has many advantages for low-wage workers. Like, you can schedule a second job. Plus, with the Oscars coming up this weekend, we take a look at the economy of the red carpet.

Duration: 00:06:42


We Interrupt Our Regularly Scheduled Program To Bring You This Message

2/19/2015
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Unfortunatley the Oscars Omnibus will arrive late in your podcast feeds. Linda Holmes and Stephen Thompson explain why.

Duration: 00:02:08


Watching Snowden’s pivotal moments in ‘Citizenfour’

2/13/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSIn ‘Still Alice,’ a neuroscientist-novelist explores what it’s like to live with Alzheimer’s Bringing a portrait of private artist Vivian Maier to the big screen Director Richard Linklater collaborates with the future in ‘Boyhood’ JUDY WOODRUFF: President Obama went to Silicon Valley today to call for more cooperation between private companies and the government when it comes to defending against cyber-attacks. In the wake of major hacks...

Duration: 00:09:45


In ‘Still Alice,’ a neuroscientist-novelist explores what it’s like to live

2/10/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSSigns of Alzheimer’s Disease: 10 Things You Should Know Designing a better way to cope with Alzheimer’s One family’s lessons from learning to cope with Alzheimer’s GWEN IFILL: A new film, and the book that inspired it, are getting high praise this awards season for the spotlight they cast on the toll of early-onset Alzheimers disease. Jeffrey Brown looks at the film and its subject, part of our occasional feature, NewsHour Goes to the Movies....

Duration: 00:07:46


The Oscar Nominees Are In; The Shanghai DVD Sellers Are Stocking Up

2/3/2015
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The Academy Awards are coming this month and if you're still trying to see all the nominated films, it may be easier to find them in China than the U.S. As long as you don't mind the pirated version.

Duration: 00:04:02


Director Richard Linklater collaborates with the future in ‘Boyhood’

2/2/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSRichard Linklater: 5 classic films you should watch now ‘Boyhood’ director Richard Linklater on growing up in the Super 8 generation The 2015 Oscar nominations are in: GWEN IFILL: One of the most honored movies of the year, and a leading candidate for several Oscars, is Boyhood, a film by an independent director with a unique style of telling stories. Jeff spoke with him recently, as part of our occasional feature, NewsHour Goes to the Movies....

Duration: 00:07:27


A Sundance Postcard and Director Pawel Pawlikowski on ?Ida?

1/30/2015
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Kim Masters reflects on a personal Sundance first?actually appearing in a film featured at the festival. And a conversation with filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski. His black and white Polish indie Ida is up for two Oscars.

Duration: 00:29:29


Jane The Virgin, The Boy Next Door, And Erotic Thrillers

1/30/2015
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This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Glen Weldon, Stephen Thompson, and Barrie Hardymon discuss Jane The Virgin. Then they'll talk about The Boy Next Door and other erotic thrillers. All that, plus What's Making Us Happy.**Pop Culture Happy LIVE: The Oscars Omnibus Featuring Bob Mondello**When: Tuesday February 17th, 2015 at 7:00pmWhere: Studio 1, NPR Headquarters, 1111 North Capitol Street NE, Washington, DC 20002Tickets go on sale February 3rd at 12PM ET at...

Duration: 00:43:13


‘American Sniper’ provokes debate on Iraq, depictions of war

1/29/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSChris Kyle, among the deadliest American military sniper, shot by a fellow veteran Photographer captures how veterans experience the collision of war and the civilian world Soldiers find special bond with dogs trained for war JUDY WOODRUFF: Now a look at a movie that has been at the top of the box office for the past two weekends, as well as generating a lot of conversation and controversy. Jeffrey Brown has that. Its part of our occasional...

Duration: 00:07:14

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