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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 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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Song Travels

Aug 22, 2014 — The vocalist, bassist and songwriter performs her own song "Movie" and a lighthearted rendition of the standard "Tea for Two" for host Michael Feinstein.
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Aug 15, 2014 — Stigers performs his original "You've Got the Fever," and host Michael Feinstein joins him for a duet of the standard "You Are Too Beautiful."
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Aug 2, 2013 — Writer Dena Kaye looks back at the remarkable life of her parents with host Michael Feinstein.
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Aug 1, 2014 — Friend shares his love of New Orleans "jass" by playing "Sweet Lorraine" on six-string banjo.
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Jul 28, 2014 — His style may be his own, but it distinctly recalls the sound of the 1950s. The vocalist, guitarist and songwriter shares his love of 45 rpm records and raw, live rock 'n' roll.
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Oct 11, 2013 — Hear "Mood Indigo" as a bluesy duet between the jazz singer and host Michael Feinstein.
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Jul 11, 2014 — She topped the country charts through the late '80s and '90s — and then started her own label and widened her range. Bogguss pays homage to Merle Haggard and discusses her love of American folk songs.
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Jul 3, 2014 — Michael and Lisa Gungor join host Michael Feinstein to talk about transformations in faith, family and life.
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Jul 19, 2013 — One of the architects of "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" joins host Michael Feinstein.
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Jun 23, 2014 — Sullivan reflects on his musical roots and performs a rich set of covers and originals. Host Michael Feinstein joins him for a performance of Sullivan's song "American Jones."
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