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Wednesday

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Politics

Journalist Says Trump Foundation May Have Engaged In 'Self-Dealing'

Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold says the Trump Foundation doesn't operate like a typical charity: "[Trump] doesn't seem to have understood that a charity isn't set up to benefit you."

Journalist Says Trump Foundation May Have Engaged In 'Self-Dealing'

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Books

'Eyes On The Street' Details Jane Jacobs' Efforts To Put Cities First

Robert Kanigel's new biography recounts the life of Jacobs, a Greenwich Village public intellectual who championed street life and community. Critic Maureen Corrigan calls it a powerful work.

'Eyes On The Street' Details Jane Jacobs' Efforts To Put Cities First

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Tuesday

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Afghanistan

'Kingdom' Examines Afghanistan Through The Prism Of The Karzai Family

Journalist Joshua Partlow was in Afghanistan from 2009 to 2012, a time of corruption, government dysfunction and civilian hostility to U.S. military operations. His new book is A Kingdom of Their Own.

'Kingdom' Examines Afghanistan Through The Prism Of The Karzai Family

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Music

The 1961 Fishing Trip That Launched The Beach Boys

Rock historian Ed Ward takes us back to California's Redondo Pier, where Dennis Wilson and his cousin Mike Love first decided to write a song about surfing. The Beach Boys were formed soon afterwards.

The 1961 Fishing Trip That Launched The Beach Boys

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Monday

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Movie Interviews

'Deepwater Horizon' Director On The BP Oil Spill And The 'Addictive Dance' For Fuel

Peter Berg discusses his new film, which recreates the final hours of the oil rig that exploded and sank, causing the BP oil spill. Eleven rig workers died trying to prevent the disaster.

'Deepwater Horizon' Director On The BP Oil Spill And The 'Addictive Dance' For Fuel

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Music Reviews

Angel Olsen Sings With Fierceness And Fatalism On 'My Woman'

Though Olsen sets pain and frustration to music in her latest album, critic Ken Tucker says it's clear that the singer is "very much in control of her emotions and her life."

Angel Olsen Sings With Fierceness And Fatalism On 'My Woman'

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