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August 1, 2014 | NPR · CIA director John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it.
 
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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Tell Me More About Black History

Feb 27, 2009 — In the final installment of the series Tell Me More About Black History, writer Kai Wright revisits a speech by the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., titled "Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break the Silence." Wright tells how the revolutionary speech triggered strong reactions in Washington.
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Feb 25, 2009 — Afro-Latino culture was in the news this past week with the death of Gilberto Miguel Calderon, who was known by his showbiz name: Joe Cuba. Cuba's music was an organic, cross-cultural reflection of how Afro-Latinos in this country have one foot in both cultures. Felix Contreras explains how Joe Cuba and others did it.
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Feb 24, 2009 — In the latest Tell Me More salute to Black History Month, writer Kai Wright reflects on the historic candidacy and election of President Barack Obama.
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Feb 17, 2009 — February is Black History Month. As part of the program's special series, Tell Me More About Black History, writer Kai Wright talks about the final days of the Civil War.
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Feb 10, 2009 — In this week's Black History Month salute, writer Kai Wright tells how freed blacks in northern cities quickly discovered ways to become politically engaged. In 1817, thousands of blacks in Philadelphia made a statement to whites by unifying to boldly renounce unjust practices rooted in slavery.
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Feb 3, 2009 — February is Black History Month. As the nation recognizes the experiences and achievements of African-Americans, writer Kai Wright reads from a rare first-hand account of slavery's middle passage.
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