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Fresh Air for May 24, 2011

Raphael Saadiq's fourth studio album is titled Stone Rollin'. Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com hide caption

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Raphael Saadiq: Paying Homage To Soul's Past And Future

Raphael Saadiq: Paying Homage To Soul's Past And Future

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Fresh Air for May 20, 2011

Quanah Parker was the last chief of the Comanches — and the son of Cynthia Ann Parker, who was captured as a child by the Comanches. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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The Rise And Fall Of The Comanche 'Empire'

The Rise And Fall Of The Comanche 'Empire'

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Owen Wilson, playing the time-traveling hero Gil, wants to write novels instead of movies, much to the horror of his fiancee Inez, played by Rachel McAdams. Roger Arpajou/Sony Picture Classics hide caption

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A 'Paris' Review: Woody Allen, In Fine Form

A 'Paris' Review: Woody Allen, In Fine Form

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Fresh Air for May 19, 2011

The Book of Mormon features music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone and plays at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in New York City. John Marcus/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Book Of Mormon' Creators On Their Broadway Smash

'Book Of Mormon' Creators On Their Broadway Smash

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Fresh Air for May 18, 2011

"I think more and more people are beginning to realize that food is the new oil in the sense that there's a real struggle now to control sources of food and food supplies," says Lester Brown. "The exporting countries are obviously in a strong position now." Joel Carillet /iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Food: The Hidden Driver Of Global Politics

Food: The Hidden Driver Of Global Politics

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"Can something be called chicken or pork if it was born in a flask and produced in a vat?" asks Michael Spector. "Questions like that have rarely been asked and have never been answered." iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Burgers From A Lab: The World Of In Vitro Meat

Burgers From A Lab: The World Of In Vitro Meat

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