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In So We Read On, Maureen Corrigan looks at the story behind The Great Gatsby, from F. Scott Fitzgerald's life to the era in which it's set. Originally broadcast Sept. 8, 2014.
Casey (Britt Robertson) experiences a fantastic futuristic world in Tomorrow...
Brad Bird's new sci-fi adventure film features George Clooney, Britt Robertson and an endless sense of possibilities. David Edelstein says the film makes a "near-hysterical case" against pessimism.
Tulsa County began recycling prescription drugs 10 years ago. More than $16 million worth of medicines have been given to the poor. Steve Inskeep talks to Linda Johnston, director of Social Services.
A list of 6,500 new words have been approved for use in Scrabble games. The new words include slang terms like twerk and shizzle.
Qatar is getting bad press for its treatment of migrant workers building 2022 World Cup facilities. Renee Montagne talks to the BBC's Mark Lobel, who was arrested when he talked to migrant workers.
Renee Montagne talks to Emad Shahin, one of more than 100 Egyptians who received a death sentence, along with ex-President Morsi, for alleged roles in events surrounding Hosni Mubarak's overthrow.