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Fresh Air for September 23, 2011

Oakland Athletics' first basemen Scott Hatteberg is one of the people profiled in Michael Lewis' 2003 book Moneyball. Dave Kennedy/AP Photo hide caption

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'Moneyball': Tracking Down How Stats Win Games

'Moneyball': Tracking Down How Stats Win Games

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Brad Pitt plays Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland A's, in the movie Moneyball. Sony Pictures hide caption

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'Moneyball': A 'Bad News Bears' For MBAs

'Moneyball': A 'Bad News Bears' For MBAs

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Ted Danson and Marg Helgenberger search for clues on the CBS drama CSI. Sonja Flemming/CBS hide caption

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Some Familiar Faces Return To Fall TV Lineup

Some Familiar Faces Return To Fall TV Lineup

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Fresh Air for September 22, 2011

Brad Pitt, left, plays Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland A's, in the movie Moneyball. His assistant Peter Brand is played by Jonah Hill. Melinda Sue Gordon/Sony Pictures hide caption

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Brad Pitt: 'Moneyball,' Life And 'The Stalkerazzi'

Brad Pitt: 'Moneyball,' Life And 'The Stalkerazzi'

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Dana Spiotta's novel Eat the Document was a finalist for the 2006 National Book Award. Jessica Marx/ hide caption

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In 'Arabia,' Writing Life As You Wish You'd Lived It

In 'Arabia,' Writing Life As You Wish You'd Lived It

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Fresh Air for September 21, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winning movie critic Roger Ebert works in his office at the WTTW-TV studios in Chicago in January 2011. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP Photo hide caption

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Roger Ebert: A Critic Reflects On 'Life Itself'

Roger Ebert: A Critic Reflects On 'Life Itself'

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Fresh Air for September 20, 2011

President Obama meets with advisers at an economic meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, March 15, 2009. Participants include National Economic Council Director Larry Summers, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, Council of Economic Advisers Chairwoman Christina Romer, senior adviser David Axelrod, Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and adviser Gene Sperling. Pete Souza/White House hide caption

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Inside Obama's White House, A Crisis Of 'Confidence'

In The Obama White House, A Crisis Of 'Confidence'

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