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Jason Osder and Let the Fire Burn at George Mason University

On Wednesday, 19 March 2014, the Film & Media Studies Visiting Filmmakers Series brought the award-winning Let the Fire Burn and director Jason Osder to the Johnson Center Cinema. The event brought together George Mason University faculty and students, as well as some community members who remembered the history recounted by the documentary.

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Why Fiction Matters

A special March Readers' Review: Diane Rehm and her guests discuss why fiction matters. A recent study indicates that fewer than half of all Americans are reading novels today. It suggests that those who do read fiction are better able to understand the emotions of others. A conversation about the social and personal benefits of reading fiction.

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