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Why Did A Campaign Finance Reform Group Fall Short On Election Day?
Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig's pro-campaign finance reform group had extensive investments, but failed to get most of their preferred candidates elected. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Lessig for a post-election post-mortem.
Questions Linger Regarding Bodies Of 43 Mexican Students
The apparent discovery of the bodies of 43 Mexican students caused nationwide uproar and protests. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mexican journalist Enrique Acevedo about the reaction to the discovery.
How'd Karyn Parsons Get Her Gig On 'Fresh Prince'? Brattiness.
Parsons played Hilary Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The role first called for a model type, but Parsons says she couldn't do that. So, she says, she made Hilary self-centered: a "real brat."
When The Lights Go Down, Who Will Hear 'The Last Transmission'?
Famed film director Melvin Van Peebles joined the band The Heliocentrics to create music inspired by the sounds and signals of deep space exploration.
For Best-Selling Truck, Ford Bets Big On Aluminum
Ford is about to sell an aluminum-sided version of its F-150 pickup, setting the industry atwitter with expectation. Some hope that after 40 years on top, the truck will finally fall on its tailgate.
Not My Job: Ron Perlman, Who Played The Beast, Gets Quizzed On Beauty
Actor Ron Perlman, the Beast in the TV show Beauty and the Beast, has also appeared in several other movie roles where we couldn't really see his face. So why not quiz him on fashion models?
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