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The Merchant Marine, Poisoned By Polonium, Lonnie Smith, And Lucius

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The Merchant Marine, Poisoned By Polonium, Lonnie Smith, And Lucius

The Merchant Marine, Poisoned By Polonium, Lonnie Smith, And Lucius

The Merchant Marine, Poisoned By Polonium, Lonnie Smith, And Lucius

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The Port of Los Angeles is the busiest port in North American, and it's where many merchant mariners bid for jobs. But a proposed change to the U.S. food aid program could mean shipping out less food to developing countries, and fewer jobs. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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The Port of Los Angeles is the busiest port in North American, and it's where many merchant mariners bid for jobs. But a proposed change to the U.S. food aid program could mean shipping out less food to developing countries, and fewer jobs.

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This week on the podcast edition of All Things Considered, why US shipping is struggling, a conversation with Dr. Lonnie Smith, and the band Lucius.