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In 'Hacksaw Ridge,' A War Hero Changes Attitudes About Conscientious Objectors

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 3:17pm

NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews Hacksaw Ridge, a film about a World War II hero who changed American attitudes about conscientious objectors.

Media Companies Struggle To Gauge TV Ratings In Age Of Netflix

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 3:17pm

Netflix and other streaming services don't release ratings data. This makes it a hard company to negotiate with and makes it hard for competitors to know what they're up against.

Comedian Aparna Nancherla Makes Light Of The Heavy Stuff

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 2:50pm

Nancherla is riding high with a new TV special, a tour and a new album, Just Putting It Out There — all while dealing with some difficult personal issues, like depression and anxiety, on stage.

Make America Bake Again: A History Of Cake In The U.S.

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 2:21pm

From the waste-not ethos behind Angel Food Cake, to the science fads that sparked chocolate cake, American Cake tells a story of immigration and ingenuity.




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