Fresh Air

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Terry Gross

Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. Airs Monday through Friday at 9 p.m. on Red River Radio HD3 With NPR News Headlines at 9:01

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11:32am

Thu January 24, 2013
Author Interviews

'Going Clear': A New Book Delves Into Scientology

Originally published on Sun January 27, 2013 5:50 am

The Church of Scientology building in Los Angeles on Sunset Boulevard on Aug. 28, 2011.
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In the introduction to his new book, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief, Lawrence Wright writes, "Scientology plays an outsize role in the cast of new religions that have arisen in the 20th century and survived into the 21st."

The book is a look inside the world of Scientology and the life of its founder, L. Ron Hubbard, who died in 1986. A recent ad for Scientology claims to welcome 4.4 million new converts each year.

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10:03am

Wed January 23, 2013
Television

Jimmy Kimmel: Making Late Night A Family Affair

Originally published on Wed August 28, 2013 11:04 am

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel interviews Mel Brooks on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Randy Holmes ABC

This month, Jimmy Kimmel's late-night ABC talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, joins the 11:35 p.m. nightly lineup — which puts him in direct competition with two reining comedy kings: Jay Leno and Kimmel's idol, David Letterman.

Kimmel, who paid tribute to Letterman at the Kennedy Center Honors in December, didn't break the news to Letterman himself.

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12:28pm

Tue January 22, 2013
Around the Nation

'We Have No Choice': A Story Of The Texas Sonogram Law

Originally published on Wed January 23, 2013 8:19 am

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Tuesday marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. But in some states, access to facilities that perform abortions remains limited.

In part, that stems from another Supreme Court ruling from 20 years ago that let states impose regulations that don't cause an "undue burden" on a woman's abortion rights.

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12:26pm

Tue January 22, 2013
Around the Nation

Involved For Life: Pregnancy Centers In Texas

Originally published on Tue January 22, 2013 3:12 pm

Carolyn Cline is the president and CEO of Involved for Life.
Courtesy of Carolyn Cline

While the number of abortion providers has been decreasing, the number of pregnancy centers has been increasing. According to The New York Times, there are now approximately 1,800 abortion providers around the country, compared with 2,500 pregnancy centers. These centers, largely run by Christian groups, discourage women from getting abortions and offer help during their unplanned pregnancies.

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12:46pm

Mon January 21, 2013
Television

Kevin Bacon, Seeking A TV 'Following'

Jeannane Goossen and Kevin Bacon star as FBI special agents tracing a network of serial killers in Fox's new crime drama The Following.
Fox

In the new Fox TV series The Following, Kevin Bacon plays a former FBI agent asked to help apprehend an escaped serial killer he once put behind bars. The show is from Kevin Williamson, who also created the Scream horror-movie franchise.

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