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Lunch with Mary-Kay Wilmers

The longtime editor of the London Review of Books on editing, the “fussed” people on Twitter, and “preferential treament” for women.

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The Movies of My Youth

The aftereffects of youthful escapes into movie houses.

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"You're One of Us Now"

A small town in Nebraska promised a warm welcome to a family of Katrina evacuees. It didn’t last.

Saturday, August 29

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Wading Toward Home

Less than a week after Katrina, Michael Lewis goes home to New Orleans.

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Bringing Down America's Happiest Christian Cult

How a former member of Jesus People USA exposed its history of sexual abuse.

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After the Gold Rush

The gilded marriage—and divorce—of Donald and Ivana Trump.

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Slender Man Is Watching

Two young girls attempt to murder another in Waukesha, Wisconsin, trying to bring an internet meme to life.

Friday, August 28

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The Red-Baiting of Lena Horne

She stumbled into communist circles, and it nearly derailed her career.

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Welcome to Beautiful Parkersburg, West Virginia

A town ruined by the chemical C8, an ingredient in the making of Teflon.

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Heart of Agave

A small organic agave farmer stands firm against the collision of Big Agriculture and tequila.

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Mostly Joking

Behind the scenes with the creator of Black-ish.