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Fresh Air for November 23, 2012

Susie Arioli's new album, All the Way, was released in June. Marianne Larochelle hide caption

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Jazz Vocalist Susie Arioli Goes 'All The Way'

Jazz Vocalist Susie Arioli Goes 'All The Way'

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Bette Davis in the role of Jane Hudson in What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? The classic horror film, which has just turned 50, is being released on Blu-ray AP hide caption

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What Happened To 'Baby Jane'? She's Turning 50

What Happened To 'Baby Jane'? She's Turning 50

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Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma) begins a journey of personal growth and spiritual discovery after being lost at sea. 20th Century Fox hide caption

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A Boy, A Boat, A Tiger: Reflecting On 'Life Of Pi'

A Boy, A Boat, A Tiger: Reflecting On 'Life Of Pi'

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Fresh Air for November 22, 2012

Michael Feinstein (right) worked for six years as Ira Gershwin's cataloger and archivist. Simon & Schuster hide caption

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'Gershwins And Me' Tells The Stories Behind 12 Songs

'Gershwins And Me' Tells The Stories Behind 12 Songs

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Fresh Air for November 21, 2012

Lyle Talbot began his career as an itinerant carnival and vaudeville performer before eventually making his way to Hollywood. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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A Daughter Remembers Her 'Entertainer' Father

A Daughter Remembers Her 'Entertainer' Father

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Bessie Smith, "The Empress of the Blues," gave voice the listeners' tribulations and yearnings of the 1920s and '30s. Bettmann/Corbis hide caption

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The Mythic Power Of Bessie Smith

The Mythic Power Of Bessie Smith

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Fresh Air for November 20, 2012

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