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August 1, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks with the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden, for the latest news about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
 
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.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · It's one of the most popular items, but often it seems to be as far as humanly possible from the entrance. The Planet Money team looks at two very different theories about why that is.
 

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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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Photo Op

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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