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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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August 1, 2014 | NPR · House Republicans are delaying their August recess, sticking around Washington to try passing a bill meant to address the border crisis. Democrats and President Obama have already voiced their opposition to the bill on the table.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the beleaguered border bill in the House and the shattered cease-fire in Gaza.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Gaza took an ominous turn Friday, as a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire fell apart within 90 minutes and the Israeli military announced its belief that one of its soldiers was captured by Hamas militants.
 

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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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Eric Nuzum

Aug 15, 2012 — Eric Nuzum's teen years were scarred by depression, drugs, a brief period of institutionalization and the tragic loss of the one person who helped keep him grounded. In his memoir, Giving Up the Ghost, Nuzum reflects on his troubled past, and the ghosts he continues to hold on to.
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Oct 30, 2008 — Dracula can't see his own reflection in the mirror because he is a reflection of the culture around him. Vampire expert Eric Nuzum explains how depictions of Transylvania's most famous son vary widely from the Victorian era to the Cold War.
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Oct 31, 2007 — In his new book, The Dead Travel Fast: Stalking Vampires from Nosferatu to Count Chocula, Eric Nuzum recounts his travels across Transylvania and explains what it's like to spend hours in a coffin.
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Oct 31, 2007 — Eric Nuzum, author of The Dead Travel Fast: Stalking Vampires from Nosferatu to Count Chocula, toured Transylvania and even drank his own blood in hopes of understanding the fascination with vampires.
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Oct 13, 2007 — Dracula has had many incarnations, among them Jesus, a woman and a dog. Andrea Seabrook learns about Dracula and his many vampire brethren from Eric Nuzum, author of The Dead Travel Fast: Stalking Vampires from Nosferatu to Count Chocula.
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