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July 25, 2014 | NPR · Steve Inskeep talks with Honduran Foreign Minister Mireya Aguero de Corrales, who's in Washington to help find a solution to the thousands of Central American children arriving at the U.S. border.
 
July 25, 2014 | WBUR · Massachusetts is offering to house hundreds of unaccompanied minors who've been detained crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. One of the proposed sites is on Cape Cod, but residents are blasting the plan.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · The novels of John le Carre have been reliable sources of compelling cinema. The new adaptation of "A Most Wanted Man" stars Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his last roles.
 

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July 24, 2014 | NPR · A United Nations school, which was being used to shelter displaced Gazans awaiting evacuation, came under fire from a missile or shelling. The attack reportedly killed 15 people. Palestinian officials blame Israeli shelling; Israel says it may have been Hamas rockets that fell short of their target.
 
July 24, 2014 | NPR · The war in Gaza is unfolding between Israel and Hamas, but the Palestinian Authority, based in the West Bank, is also involved in efforts to end the fighting. The Palestine Liberation Organization's diplomatic representative to the U.S., Maen Areikat, speaks with Robert Siegel about the causes of the conflict and the possible consequences of a cease-fire.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · If no contract deal is reached by July 31, Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb has warned union workers to plan for a work stoppage the next day.
 

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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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Jun 18, 2008 — Richard Evans Schultes visited uncharted lands in search of science and came back with art. His photographs, now on display at the Smithsonian, offer hypnotic insights into the birth of ethnobotany.
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Apr 14, 2008 — Benson, 78, has spent the past five decades capturing famous faces from the Beatles to the Clintons. As he takes a stroll through a retrospective of his work, he shares the secret to making his subjects look natural.
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Feb 1, 2008 — Photographer Robb Kendrick traveled 41,000 miles searching for cowboys. His six-year quest took him across 14 states, Mexico, and Canada. He emerged with Still, a book of images that seem trapped in time.
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Nov 9, 2007 — Photographer Allan Tannenbaum was given rare access to John Lennon just 10 days before the artist was killed. He discusses his decision to wait 27 years to publish the intimate photos he shot of Lennon and Yoko Ono.
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Nov 1, 2007 — Ashley Gilbertson says that documenting life in Iraq inverted his perceptions of war and the role of the photographer. He discusses his book, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, and the experiences that still haunt him.
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Feb 15, 2007 — Photographer Suzanne Opton's portraits of U.S. troops, many posed with their heads down, offer a unique look at the faces of our military. Her images are being exhibited at the Peter Hay Halpert Fine Art gallery in New York through March 24.
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Nov 10, 2006 — A new collection of photos by Al Wertheimer captures that moment in time when a young man from Tupelo, Miss., went from being a regional heartthrob to an international sensation.
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Jul 31, 2006 — Photos from an American freelancer living in Beirut capture how the war between Hezbollah and Israel is affecting the largely Christian north and the Muslim south in very different ways — and also how the tragedy links both sides.
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Sep 30, 2005 — In L.A. and D.C., a National Geographic Society event highlights the work of select filmmakers, photographers and artists from under-represented areas of the globe.
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Feb 4, 2005 — Between 1978 and 1980, photographer Bruce Talamon toured with reggae singer Bob Marley and shot some of the most popular images of the musician. He talks about his experiences touring with Marley with NPR's Alex Chadwick.
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