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Rediscovering African-American Roots And Cuisine

He made waves going after Paula Deen for using the n-word. Now, black culinary historian Michael Twitty is talking slavery and Southern food.

Rediscovering African-American Roots And Cuisine

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The Vast Voice Of Sarah Vaughan

Race, jazz and the incredible voice of Sarah Vaughan, Queen of Bebop.

The Vast Voice Of Sarah Vaughan

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Mark Twain's Career-Changing Comedy Tour

At age 59, and deep in debt, Mark Twain went on an around-the-world stand up comedy tour. We'll hear what he had to say.

Mark Twain's Career-Changing Comedy Tour

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Best Summer Books: 2017

Just in time for the fourth of July, we've got your hot summer reading list — from "The Hate U Give" to "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" — all cued up.

Best Summer Books: 2017

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Machine Over Mind In A New Economy

Robots moving deeper into the American workplace—how much decision-making will we turn over to machines?

Machine Over Mind In A New Economy

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Can Startups Share Their Big City Success?

The unaffordable urban paradise. Richard Florida says that startups are now tearing cities apart.

Can Startups Share Their Big City Success?

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Hoarding The American Dream

The top 20 percent of this country, not just the top one percenters, is leaving everyone else behind. We'll talk with the author of "Dream Hoarders."

Hoarding The American Dream

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Doing Well For My Kids, Without Holding Back Others

Start telling one section of society that they're holding back another, and you'll get fierce reactions in no time.

Doing Well For My Kids, Without Holding Back Others

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The Story In Our Smiles

American dental. The story our teeth tell about beauty, wealth, poverty and American healthcare.

The Story In Our Smiles

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Naomi Klein's Call For An Unapologetic Trump Resistance

Liberal activist writer Naomi Klein says President Trump marketed his way to the White House. Now she wants to bring him and his politics down hard. She's with us.

Naomi Klein's Call For An Unapologetic Trump Resistance

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