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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is in India. The visit is part of a broader U.S. strategy to strengthen alliances in Asia and the Pacific.
The former Yankees pitcher tells us the secrets of the locker room. (This segment originally broadcast on April 14, 2012.)
We interview the brewer behind Sprecher Brewery in Milwaukee, and beg him for free samples. (This segment originally broadcast on Nov. 17, 2012.)
We talk to the author of the best-selling thriller Gone Girl and other books full of sadists and murderers, and it turns out she's perfectly nice. (This segment originally broadcast on July 12, 2013.)
The filmmaker behind Hairspray and other camp hits plays a quiz about something not campy at all. (This segment originally broadcast on April 22, 2011.)
The singer songwriter tells us stories about her father, who it turns out was also a musician. (This segment originally broadcast on Nov. 23, 2011.)