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    How Polls Work

    This hour, we’ll talk about how polling data is collected – and about how we should interpret the results – with UT-Dallas political science professor and polling expert Harold Clarke.

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    Change For Cuba

    This hour, we’ll talk about what it’s like to visit Cuba today – and about if the country is ready for the influx of tourists – with Cathy Gorney. Her story “Here Comes a Wave of Change for Cuba” appears in the November issue of National Geographic magazine.

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    The Last Laugh

    This hour, we’ll talk about if it will ever not be “too soon” to crack a joke about the Holocaust with Ferne Pearlstein. She explores one of comedy’s most taboo topics with Mel Brooks, Louis C.K., Chris Rock and other comedians in her documentary “The Last Laugh,” which screens Thursday as part of Videofest.

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    Fighting Terror In Europe

    This hour, we’ll talk about what top security officials on the continent are doing to ward off terrorist attacks with Sebastian Rotella. His reporting appears in the Frontline documentary “Terror in Europe,” which airs Tuesday on KERA-TV.

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    Stalin’s Last American Spy

    This hour, we’ll talk about how Noel Field betrayed his country to become one of Joseph Stalin’s top spies – only to have the tables turned on him by the KGB. We’ll be joined by Kati Marton, who tells the story in “True Believer: Stalin’s Last American Spy.”