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3:47 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Protecting Public Media, One Story at a Time

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So many of us have one: a moment that triggered the passionate public media junkie inside.

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11:58 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Host ProFile: 'My Job Is Like The Master Of Ceremonies For A Three Ring Circus.'

Snap Judgment Host Glynn Washington.
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Originally published on Fri July 19, 2013 8:52 am

"It's the Robert Frost thing: the roads diverge, and you have to make a choice. You always wonder what your life would have been if you'd gone the other way."

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3:03 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

NPR Community Event With Michele Norris: Documentary On History Of Black Press

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Originally published on Thu July 18, 2013 8:57 am

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4:40 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Liev Schreiber Loves NPR

Melissa Kuypers NPR

Liev Schreiber plays the titular character in the new Showtime series Ray Donovan. It's about a Hollywood clean-up man who works outside the law to help celebrities avoid scandal. Schreiber came in to talk to Fresh Air Host Dave Davies about character development on TV and in the theater, his career and even his mom.

"I haven't ever met a Ray Donovan, but I know that they [Hollywood clean-up men] have been around for as long as Hollywood has been around," Schreiber says about his character. "There are these jobs that need to get done that lawyers can't handle."

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10:39 am
Thu July 11, 2013

Live Stream The National Conversation, Today At 12:00pm (ET)

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Originally published on Thu July 11, 2013 10:57 am

Watch live today as Weekend Edition Sunday Host Rachel Martin moderates a discussion about the U.S.'s divided position on the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) as part of The National Conversation series at the Wilson Center.

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This Is NPR
4:33 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

The Curious Listener: Dog Days Of Radio

Katie Burk NPR

Whether dog, cat, iguana or ant farm, our pets frequently become a de facto member of the family. At NPR, we've come to realize that our listeners not only include the actual humans that tune in, but the animals they adore as well.

As it happens, we learned from one Curious Listener recently that pets have their own show preferences too, which aren't always in step with their owners'.

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This Is NPR
4:13 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

The NPR Podcast Guide: NPR Books

Claire Mueller NPR

Summer here's, and with it comes the much-anticipated season of summer book lists. Lots and lots of lists. If you haven't started reading, no sweat. Turns out NPR has a place for book lovers to discover page-turning stories and hear stories beyond the page: the NPR Books podcast.

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This Is NPR
4:28 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Coco O. Hearts NPR

Melissa Kuypers NPR

Singer Coco O. and musician/producer Robin Hannibal make up the Danish duo Quadron. They were introduced to each other as teenagers by a mutual friend, because they both love 70s soul music. The group's name comes from discovering that they are each a quarter black, and also because their sound isn't just one thing; it's a quarter soul, a quarter Scandinavian, and so forth. Coco O. came in to talk to Weekend Edition Sunday Host Rachel Martin about their new album Avalanche.

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This Is NPR
3:33 pm
Fri July 5, 2013

Thoughts On A Move: An NPR Short Film

Tell Me More Host Michel Martin and All Songs Considered Host Bob Boilen at the former NPR headquarters at 635 Mass. Ave.
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Originally published on Wed July 10, 2013 9:02 am

For many folks at NPR, our recent headquarters move was a first-time experience. But for others this wasn't the first time they've packed up their work spaces while sticking with the ever-present daily news and production deadlines.

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6:03 am
Thu July 4, 2013

Happy Independence Day, From NPR

Katie Burk NPR

It's simple, we just want to wish you a happy holiday weekend from NPR, wherever your taste buds take you.

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