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Best Of: Aretha Franklin / Growing Up On A Secret Missile Range

Aretha Franklin died Thursday at 76. When she spoke with Terry Gross in 1999, she told stories behind some of her greatest recordings, like "Respect." The "Queen of Soul" also talked about her formative years, singing gospel music in the Baptist church where her father Rev. C. L. Franklin preached.

Film critic Justin Chang reviews 'Crazy Rich Asians.'

When Karen Piper was six her family moved to the Mojave Desert to a secretive missile testing facility. In 'A Girl's Guide To Missiles' she describes how her parents designed weapons, but she didn't understand how it all connected to war.

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