Tuesday, February 10

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Joni Mitchell, Unyielding

The singer-songwriter has a calico cat named Nietzsche.

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The Company Man

The rise and fall of former McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson.

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Rape-Rape

Recalling a sexual assault.

Monday, February 9

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Send in the Weathermen

Inside the world of special operations weather technicians, “the Department of Defense’s only commando forecasters.”

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Terrorist or Freedom Fighter?

How one young American veteran got caught in the cobweb of Syrian rebel politics.

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The Bro Code

Booze, sex, and the dark art of dealmaking in China.

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The Public Life and Private Doubts of Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton wanted to be a civil rights leader in the mold of Martin Luther King, Jr. It hasn’t quite worked out that way.

Sunday, February 8

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Some Different Ways of Looking at Selma

The dramatic liberties a much-heralded film takes with historical fact show how hard it is to get complexity onto the big screen.

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How Men's Rights Leader Paul Elam Turned Being A Deadbeat Dad Into A Moneymaking Movement

An investigation into the past of a prominent voice in the men’s rights movement.

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Precious Memories

On former North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith, who died Saturday, and his battle with dementia.

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Who Killed the Gangster’s Daughter?

The life and mysterious death of writer Susan Berman.

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The Reddest Carpet

The surreal pageantry of the North Korean Film Festival makes Hollywood look demure.