Karen Grigsby Bates Karen Grigsby Bates is an NPR correspondent.
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The O.J. Simpson Verdict, Race and the Media
A Look at the Life of Playwright August Wilson
Greta Garbo's 100th Birthday: An Appreciation
Democrats and Black Voter Support, After Katrina
Hurricane Katrina and the L.A.-New Orleans Connection
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An Extraordinary 100th Family Reunion
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