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Fresh Air for March 20, 2012

Ahmed Rashid writes for The Washington Post, El Mundo and other international newspapers. Courtesy of Ahmed Rashid hide caption

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Ahmed Rashid: Pakistan Lurches From Crisis To Crisis

Ahmed Rashid: Pakistan Lurches From Crisis To Crisis

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Fresh Air for March 19, 2012

Doctors perform a kidney transplant operation in Spain in 2010. Xurxo Lobato/Cover/Getty Images hide caption

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Blurring The Line Between Life And Death

Blurring The Line Between Life And Death

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Fresh Air for March 16, 2012

John Updike wrote more than 25 novels. He was also a prolific short story and essay writer. Hundreds of his poems, criticisms and reviews appears in The New Yorker. Martha Updike/AP hide caption

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Revisiting John Updike's 'Fresh Air' Interviews

Revisiting John Updike's 'Fresh Air' Interviews

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An Adelie penguin male builds a stone nest in anticipation of the females' arrival. The males compete over the precious stones, often resorting to stealing to get the best ones. Jeff Wilson/Discovery Channel/BBC hide caption

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Traveling To The Corners Of Our 'Frozen Planet'

Traveling To The Corners Of Our 'Frozen Planet'

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Fresh Air for March 15, 2012

Historian Andrew Preston says George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton were not religious themselves but did see religion as a source of morality. Three Lions/Getty Images hide caption

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The Religious Language In U.S. Foreign Policy

The Religious Language In U.S. Foreign Policy

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Sonja Sohn is currently starring in the ABC drama Body of Proof. She is the founder of the Baltimore nonprofit ReWired for Change. Peter Konerko/Courtesy Sonja Sohn hide caption

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Sonja Sohn: Changing Baltimore Long After 'The Wire'

Sonja Sohn: Changing Baltimore Long After 'The Wire'

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