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33:08

With 'Succession', Matthew Macfadyen finds himself a long way from Mr. Darcy

The British actor played a brooding Mr. Darcy in the '05 film adaptation of Pride & Prejudice. Now he's won an Emmy for playing a scheming Midwesterner on Succession.

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22:29

'Fresh Air' remembers actor Anne Heche

Heche died at age 53 from injuries she sustained in a car accident. She was best known for her roles on the soap opera Another World and films Donnie Brasco and Wag the Dog. Originally broadcast in 2000.

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52:30

How the Trump White House misled the world about its family separation policy

The Atlantic's Caitlin Dickerson spent 18 months filing lawsuits for documents to put together the story of the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant families at the border.

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41:58

This author's 'Normal Family' includes a sperm donor dad and 35 siblings

Chrysta Bilton's mother is a lesbian and her father was a sperm donor. She writes about her unusual upbringing in Normal Family.

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52:30

Comic Jerrod Carmichael bares his secrets in 'Rothaniel'

The comic, actor and writer opens up about his name, his family tree and his sexual orientation in a new HBO special. "The more honest I am, the freer I am," Carmichael says.

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42:28

Filmmaker Faces Her Father's Mortality By Staging His 'Death' Again And Again

Kirsten Johnson's new Netflix documentary, Dick Johnson Is Dead, tells the story of moving her dad out of his home in Seattle and into her apartment in New York. It also enacts her father's death from imagined accidents, like getting hit in the head by a falling air conditioner or tripping on a crack in the sidewalk.

Johnson has worked as a cinematographer for over 50 documentaries, and has directed seven movies, including Cameraperson and the short film The Above. She says her father laughed when she pitched the idea to him.

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Trump's Niece Describes A Toxic Family Dynamic Where Kindness Was Weakness

Mary Trump's father, Fred Trump Jr., was Donald Trump's older brother and the black sheep of the family. After Fred Jr.'s death in 1981, Mary Trump's grandfather changed his will to exclude Mary and her brother. She writes about her family's tangled history in the new memoir, Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man.

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