American Sentenced in North Korea, Isabella Rossellini's 'Mammas', Cleveland's Puerto Rican Community Reacts to Kidnappings

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Friday, May 10, 2013

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on the Boston Marathon Attack and Investigation | Cleveland's Puerto Rican Community Reacts to Kidnappings | American Sentenced in North Korea | Movie Date: 'Peeples' and 'The Great Gatsby' | The Drama and Lasting Influence of 'The Great Gatsby' | Isabella Rossellini's 'Mammas'

Cleveland's Puerto Rican Community Reacts to Kidnappings

As a member of Cleveland's Puerto Rican community, Arielle M. Rios distinctly remembers the day of Gina DeJesus's disappearance. She describes the community's reaction DeJesus's release, and learning that Ariel Castro, who hung a Puerto Rican flag on the porch of the home where he kept the three victims, is the lead suspect in this kidnapping case.

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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on the Boston Marathon Attack and Investigation

Massachusetts Governor, Deval Patrick reflects on the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings and the first Congressional hearing on the attack.

 

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American Sentenced in North Korea

Last week, 44 year old Kenneth Bae became the sixth American detained in North Korea since 2009. His sentence is the most severe punishment to date. He faces 15 years of hard labor for committing “hostile acts” against the North Korean government. Now, the U.S. is faced with a diplomacy choice. With tensions between the U.S. and North Korea already high, what should be the course of action this time?

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Responses: A Time When You Realized You Were Juggling Too Much

All this week, as part of our series "Breaking the Glass Ceiling in Male-Dominated Fields," we've heard from women who have broken into predominately male occupations and risen to the top. They shared their lessons on how to juggle their demanding jobs and their family lives. We asked all of them and our listeners the same question: What is a moment that caused you to realize you were simply juggling too much between your job, your family and your personal life?

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New Movie Releases: 'Peeples' and 'The Great Gatsby'

In this week's look at new movies, Rafer and Kristen discuss complicated family reunions, party crashing, and what happens when eccentric Australian directors take on American classics. It's all in honor of two new releases: "Peeples" and "The Great Gatsby."

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The Drama and Lasting Influence of 'The Great Gatsby'

In anticipation of Baz Lurhmann’s “The Great Gatsby” opening in theaters this weekend, novelists Chang-Rae Lee, Jeffrey Eugenides and Nell Freudenberger discuss the novel's influence on their writing and the difficulty of transferring Nick Carraway's voice to the big screen.

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Isabella Rossellini's 'Mammas'

After writing and directing the Webby-award winning Sundance series “Green Porno” and “Green Porno Seduce Me," which celebrates the mating rituals and sex lives of animal. Isabella Rossellini turns her attention to exploring creatures’ rites of passage into motherhood with "Mammas." 

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Rescue From Bangladesh Garment Factory Rubble 17 Days After Collapse

17 days after the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh, a resourceful worker was found trapped but alive. She was pulled from the rubble in Dhaka earlier today to the cheers of workers who had for days been only moving wreckage and disposing of bodies of victims.

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