The one-hour program features Terry Gross' in-depth interviews with prominent cultural and entertainment figures, as well as distinguished experts on current affairs and news.
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Bradley Cooper on 'American Sniper' Controversy
The show talks with actor Bradley Cooper about his new film "American Sniper." Cooper will discuss Navy SEAL Chris Kyle who was the inspiration for the film, and the controversy surrounding the movie.
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