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The Takeaway

AIG Trial May Shine Light on Bank Bailouts

Today at 12:00pm

Six years after the government's bailout of AIG, a trial challenging its legal justification is finally underway. Whatever the outcome, it's expected to shed new light on what was a highly secretive process.

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What TV to Watch This Fall

Today at 10:00am

The fall TV season offers a flurry of new shows, from the Batman origin story "Gotham" to the comedy "Black-ish," about an African-American father trying to give his kids a better sense of their cultural identity. We look at the season's highlights.

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Hidden Kitchens World

Tonight at 8:00pm

The Kitchen Sisters present an hour full of richly layered stories that explore secret, unexpected, below-the radar kitchen cultures around the globe, from mafia kitchens in Sicily to dissident kitchens in the Soviet Union.

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