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In conversation with John le Carré

John le Carré is 88 now, and 25 novels, 10 films and 6 TV adaptations later, he has new villains: The people trying to take Britain out of the European Union. The author talks with Mark Phillips about his latest novel of intrigue, "Agent Running in the Field," which examines how the British public is being "bamboozled by people with private interests" in the push for Brexit.

Mo Rocca pulled out all the stops to honor the Revolutionary author whose pamphlets lit the fuse for American independence but whose passing in 1809 drew indifference and even scorn. To hear the "Mobituaries" podcast on the life and death of Thomas Paine, go to art19.com.


Art restorers: Making the old new

The painstaking work of art restoration is often done in a studio or a lab, removing decades of dulling dirt and dust, or repairing works that has been damaged, always with the aim of helping art – meant to stand the test of time – keep time at bay. Lee Cowan reports.

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