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Brett Morgen decodes Kurt Cobain in 'Montage of Heck'

Brett Morgen's acclaimed new film 'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck' shows us a new angle on the late Nirvana frontman.

An American surgeon pioneers surgery for kids in Uganda that helps kids in the US

A technique developed by an American surgeon in Uganda is now helping kids in the US as well. "Global surgery is a two-way street," says the surgeon, who recently won a MacArthur ''genius'' award.

Sundance Institute

Morgan Neville on cultural fallout of the hostile Buckley-Vidal debates

Their televised debates in 1968 were unscripted, their ratings sky high, and their rivalry real enough to fuel insults and lawsuits for years to follow. The famous mudslinging spats between liberal Gore Vidal and conservative William F. Buckley Jr. form the backbone of Morgan Neville's new documentary, Best of Enemies.

Baltimore Burns as Anger Boils Over

Chaos broke out in Baltimore on Monday as protesters took to the streets following a funeral service held for Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African-American man who died after suffering a spinal cord injury when he was taken into police custody earlier this month.

 

PRI's The World

 

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