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August 20, 2014 | NPR · If you venture away from the protest zone in Ferguson, Mo., there is an idyllic neighborhood, which doesn't have much patience for the out-of-towners who have joined the protests.
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · President Obama has carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · Texas ranks 49th out of 50 states in how much funding it commits to mental health. But San Antonio has become a model for other mental health systems. It has saved $50 million over the past 5 years.
 

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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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Jun 17, 2013 — The French electronic duo sits with NPR's Sami Yenigun to talk about their latest album, and share some of their favorite music by other artists, including James Blake, The Strokes and the '70s disco band Chic.
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Apr 9, 2013 — This week, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton sit down with Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne to discuss his musical influences, the creative process, his career that spans thirty years, and the band's amazing new album The Terror.
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Aug 19, 2014 — The fuzz-rock mastermind joins host Robin Hilton to share new music and explain how he changed his entire process to make his terrific new album Manipulator.
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Aug 12, 2014 — On this edition of All Songs Considered, the R&B singer shares some of the songs and events that shaped his career, along with cuts from his new album of duets, Smokey & Friends.
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Oct 16, 2012 — Peter Gabriel talks with Bob Boilen about the 25th anniversary release of Gabriel's classic album, So and shares some of the songs by other artists that have influenced his music.
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Oct 2, 2012 — A founding member of The Velvet Underground, Cale discusses his new solo record, Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood, and shares some of his favorite songs by other artists.
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Aug 21, 2012 — On this edition of All Songs Considered electro-pop genius Dan Deacon shares some of his favorite music, and talks about his latest record, America.
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Mar 20, 2012 — The stars of the IFC comedy series discuss the music they grew up with, the sounds of Portland and how spooky Glenn Danzig's house is.
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Jun 1, 2011 — In advance of his new album Drums Between the Bells, the influential artist and producer shares some of his favorite new and old music.
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Mar 29, 2011 — The experimental music maven spins some of his favorite songs from contemporary artists — including his Animal Collective bandmate Avey Tare — and previews some of his own upcoming album, Tomboy.
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