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August 22, 2014 | NPR · The standoff between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine has raised the specter of a new Cold War. David Greene talks to Julie Ioffe, of the New Republic, about what Russia's next move may be in Ukraine.
 
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August 22, 2014 | NPR · Even just the word Ebola is kind of terrifying. Why? Hollywood has a lot to do with it. But Ebola outbreaks also have all the ingredients for what one psychologist calls the "dread factor."
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Census Bureau data show a wider gap between rich and poor. Kelly McEvers explores this with economist Enrico Moretti of the University of California-Berkeley, author of The New Geography of Jobs.
 

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August 22, 2014 | NPR · It's been another rough August for President Obama. He's wrapping up a summer vacation marred by events in Ferguson, Mo., and the murder of an American journalist in the Middle East.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Reihan Salam of The National Review, discuss the killing of American journalist James Foley and the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Mo.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · The scent of fresh pencils is in the air, and homework assignments are around the corner. In honor of back-to-school season, author Alexander Aciman recommends The Lost Estate by Henri Alain-Fournier.
 

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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Meanwhile, more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton.
 

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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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World Cafe: Sense Of Place

Mar 14, 2014 — We're live with today's band from the Four Seasons in Austin for our SXSW Sense of Place. This group's music melds fist-up rock and roll with muscular funk, soul and psychedelia.
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Mar 14, 2014 — For today's SXSW Sense of Place, we're live at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin. We're meeting an Australian band with an electronic sound that's grown in an organic way.
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Mar 14, 2014 — The members of this Wisconsin band describe themselves as making "music that straddles Feist and Monty Python."
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Mar 14, 2014 — We are live with the Baltimore duo at the Four Seasons in Austin for our Sense of Place series. We'll talk about their startlingly different new album and how it's altered their "folk band" status.
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Mar 13, 2014 — A longtime resident and radio personality gives us his take on the music history of Texas — a "groover's paradise," in the words of songwriter Doug Sahm — for this Austin episode of Sense of Place.
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Mar 12, 2014 — The Black Angels are successfully carrying on Austin's psychedelic rock legacy. We'll hear a set of music from their 2013 album Indigo Meadow. You can download a song from our set today as well.
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Mar 12, 2014 — To find out the best new bands in Austin for our Sense of Place visit, we went to the source at KUTX Radio.
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Mar 12, 2014 — We're meeting up with the 2013 Austin Music Awards Best Indie Band at the KUTX studios. You can download their performance of "This Place" from this Sense Of Place episode.
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Mar 11, 2014 — The co-founder and managing director of the South By Southwest Music Festival, now the largest of its kind, talks to the World Cafe about its modest beginnings and its changes over the years.
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Mar 11, 2014 — We've asked the music-obsessed founder of NPR's All Songs Considered to pick the five acts — out of the 1400 scheduled to play SXSW this year — he is most excited about seeing.
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