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CCH Pounder Steps Out From Behind 'The Shield'

The Shield begins its fourth season tomorrow. The FX TV cop show, one of the most popular dramas on cable, is the story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules. NPR's Ed Gordon is joined by Emmy-nominated actress CCH Pounder, who plays Detective Claudette Wyms in the series.

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Hard hitting, intelligent, honest, and no-nonsense describe Ed Gordon's style and approach to reporting that have made the Emmy Award-winning broadcaster one of the most respected journalists in the business today. Known for his informative on-air interaction with newsmakers, from world leaders to celebrities, the name Ed Gordon has become synonymous with the "big" interview.