Thursday, Dec 11 12 p.m. (ET)

Montgomery County and “McMansions”

To some, they're eyesores. To others, they're dream homes. But whatever you think of "McMansions," you're likely to see fewer of them being built in Montgomery County. That's because the County Council just passed legislation aimed at...

Thursday, Dec 11 12:32 p.m. (ET)

“Waltz with Bashir”

Filmmaker Ari Folman was an Israeli soldier in 1982, when he witnessed a notorious war crime in Beirut, Lebanon. But for more than two decades, he struggled to remember key details about what he saw. In his newest documentary, "Waltz with...

Thursday, Dec 11 1 p.m. (ET)

Layoffs & Budget Cuts at NPR

Recent economic turmoil has been particularly hard on media companies. National Public Radio has weathered the storm better than most, but yesterday it announced plans to cut seven percent of its workforce -- including well-known on-air...

Thursday, Dec 11 1:20 p.m. (ET)

Calvin Trillin

For some people, politics is a contact sport. But for Calvin Trillin, it's poetry in motion -- literally. We talk with Trillin about the moments in the 2008 presidential campaign that inspired his latest work, and how he found his muse in...

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