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Female Bricklayer Defied Doubters To Build Baltimore Landmarks

More than four decades working as a bricklayer gave Barbara Moore calloused, aching hands — and these biceps. Courtesy of Olivia Fite hide caption

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StoryCorps

Female Bricklayer Defied Doubters To Build Baltimore Landmarks

Barbara Moore was the only woman bricklayer in Baltimore when she started the job in 1973. "A lot of the older guys didn't think I should be there," she tells her daughter on a visit to StoryCorps.

With Final Broadcast, 'Tell Me More' Bids Farewell

Host Michel Martin poses in the Tell Me More studio at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C. Although the show is ending, Michel says there are "many stories yet to tell." hide caption

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With Final Broadcast, 'Tell Me More' Bids Farewell

The program will be live-streamed beginning at 11 a.m. ET. NPR announced in May that it would end the show, which featured discussions about race, family, faith and other issues.

'Guardians' Director: This Movie Needed Me!

A raccoon and an anthropomorphic tree are among the unlikely band of galactic guardians that Marvel hopes will make its next big franchise. Marvel hide caption

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'Guardians' Director: This Movie Needed Me!

Morning Edition's David Greene talks to director James Gunn about his new film, Guardians of the Galaxy, which Marvel hopes to make its next big franchise. Characters include a homicidal raccoon and an anthropomorphic tree.

Seeking A Saner Food System, Three Times A Day

Not all cows get to spend their days with soft green grass under hoof. For many, the picture isn't so pretty, according to the book Farmageddon. hide caption

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13.7: Cosmos And Culture

Seeking A Saner Food System, Three Times A Day

Commentator Barbara J. King says the book Farmageddon offers useful advice on how to take a stand against industrialized animal farming in the fight to forge a better future for our planet.

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