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Fresh Air for November 23, 2011

Jason Segel (left) and Walter (voiced by Peter Linz) try to reunite the original Muppets in the new family comedy The Muppets. Disney hide caption

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The Muppet Fans Who Made 'The Muppets' Movie

The Muppet Fans Who Made 'The Muppets' Movie

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Orphan Hugo Cabret (Asa Butterfield and his vivacious new friend Isabelle (Chloe Grace Moretz) marvel at the magic of the motion picture in Hugo. Jaap Buitendijk/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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'Hugo:' A Dazzling 3-D Display Of Movie Magic

'Hugo:' A Dazzling 3-D Display Of Movie Magic

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Fresh Air for November 22, 2011

Francis Ford Coppola directed The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, The Godfather Part II and Dracula. He also co-produced George Lucas' first film, THX 1138. Kevork Djansezian/AP hide caption

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Francis Ford Coppola Reflects On His Film Career

Francis Ford Coppola Reflects On His Film Career

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Fresh Air for November 21, 2011

On Nov. 29, 2008, an Indian soldier takes cover as the Taj Mahal hotel burns during a gun battle between Indian military and militants inside the Mumbai hotel. David Guttenfelder/AP hide caption

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The American Behind The 2008 Attack On Mumbai

The American Behind The 2008 Attack On Mumbai

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Many of Degas' nudes have their backs turned to the viewer. Above, Degas' pastel work, After the Bath, Woman Drying Her Neck, 1886-95. Photo Musee d'Orsay/rmn/Museum of Fine Arts, Boston hide caption

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Degas' Nudes Depict The Awkwardness Of Real Life

Degas' Nudes Depict The Awkwardness Of Real Life

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