Melissa Block As special correspondent, Melissa Block produces richly reported profiles of figures at the forefront of thought and culture, as well as stories and series on the critical issues of our day. In addition, she is a guest host on NPR news programs.

Obama, Biden Campaign In Pennsylvania

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Riding Katrina: How St. Bernard Shrimper Survived

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Chinese Cheer Makes Olympic Debut

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Swift Boat Book Publisher Targets Obama

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Melissa Block and NPR Media Correspondent David Folkenflik discuss the announcement

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Why Olympic Results Are Known Before Broadcast

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Chinese City Folk Throng To Ancient Shangli

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Chinese Couple Copes With Loss Of Family In Quake

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Beijing Preps For Opening Of Olympics

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Savoring The Spice In Kung Pao Chicken

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Window For Obama VP Pick Seems To Be Closing

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Evidence Against Anthrax Suspect Strong

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In Defense, Randy Newman Has A Few Words

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FBI Won't Close Anthrax Case

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Chinese School Trains Next Generation Of Chefs

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