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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The attorney general hugged community leaders, a highway patrol captain and the mother of Michael Brown during his visit, and got an update on the federal investigation into the teen's shooting.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · At McCluer High School, 30 varsity football players — all black, mostly from Ferguson — practice. David Greene talks to Sports Illustrated writer Robert Klemko about his story, "Football in Ferguson."
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · Kelly McEvers talks to Syria expert Shashank Joshi, about President Bashar al-Assad's tenacious grip on power. Joshi is with the Royal Services Institute in London.
 

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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · More than a week now from the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., it's worth asking: Ideally, what should happen with a police officer stops someone in the street?
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Enlisting has been a rite of passage for men in the Pierce family since the Civil War. And as America has changed, Mark Pierce and his son Jeremy explain, what it means to serve has, too.
 

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August 16, 2014 | NPR · Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.
 

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August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
 

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Talk of the Nation

Jul 11, 2013 — An icon of radio has passed on with the cancellation of Talk of the Nation. The decision was a management prerogative, but I join with the many hundreds of you who have written in mourning. Some of your letters may help the replacement, Here & Now. We are all listening.
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Jun 27, 2013Highlights magazine salutes Talk of the Nation with this "Check... and Double Check" game featuring Neal Conan.
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Jun 26, 2013 — All this week we are remembering our favorite moments during the 21-year-run of Talk of the Nation. Former Editor Barrie Hardymon says working with Neal was a true highlight.
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Jun 25, 2013Talk of the Nation has been part of public radio's national conversation with listeners over the past 22 years. As the program comes to an end this week, we've received emails and calls from the dedicated fans who have made Talk of the Nation part of their listening day.
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Jun 25, 2013 — All this week we are remembering our favorite moments during the 21-year-run of Talk of the Nation. Senior Editor Scott Cameron told us about one moment that has led to many more unforgettable interviews.
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Jun 24, 2013 — All this week, we are remembering our favorite moments from the 21-year-run of Talk of the Nation. Supervising Senior Producer Carline Watson shares with us two of her favorite TOTN interviews and an excerpt from each of those conversations that still make her smile... and maybe blush a little too.
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Jun 19, 2013 — All grown-up child star Mara Wilson sat down with Talk of the Nation Host Neal Conan to talk about the pressures of child stardom and her new passion, playwriting. Before she left, she showed us a little love.
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Jun 13, 2013 — India.Arie's Talk of the Nation interview today wasn't the first time she's been in for an interview, but it was the first time she had a chance to join the NPR love club. And we're excited to report that she couldn't resist the chance to express her NPR affection.
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Feb 25, 2013 — Malik Bendjelloul talked to NPR Host Neal Conan back when he was "just" a Best Documentary nominee. Last night he won the Oscar for Searching for Sugar Man, but earlier this month he won our hearts with NPR love.
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Jan 28, 2013 — For NPR and Member Stations, it is the callers that make the call-in programs, and there is somewhat of a formula to producing a great show. NPR's Sue Goodwin, WBUR's Alex Kingsbury, and NHPR's Keith Shields discuss the recipe for the secret sauce.
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