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Fresh Air for March 5, 2014

Seen here in 1935, the building that housed Manhattan's Democratic Party, known as Tammany Hall, still stands today. AP hide caption

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The Case For Tammany Hall Being On The Right Side Of History

The Case For Tammany Hall Being On The Right Side Of History

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Fresh Air for March 4, 2014

Kevin Young's 2012 essay collection The Grey Album: On The Blackness Of Blackness was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Melanie Dunea/CPi hide caption

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Kevin Young On Blues, Poetry And 'Laughing To Keep From Crying'

Kevin Young On Blues, Poetry And 'Laughing To Keep From Crying'

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Mercedes' S500 Intelligent Drive is one traditional carmaker's approach to driverless cars. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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By The Time Your Car Goes Driverless, You Won't Know The Difference

By The Time Your Car Goes Driverless, You Won't Know The Difference

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Fresh Air for March 3, 2014

Maj. Frank Capra sits at his War Department desk in Washington on March 6, 1942. Capra's non-War Department films include It's A Wonderful Life and Mr. Smith Goes To Washington. AP hide caption

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During World War II, Even Filmmakers Reported For Duty

During World War II, Even Filmmakers Reported For Duty

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Fresh Air for March 1, 2014

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts a new TV series called Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey. It's an update of the influential 1980 PBS series Cosmos: A Personal Journey, hosted by Carl Sagan. Patrick Eccelsine/Fox hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: The Cosmos, Harold Ramis, And Protecting Your Data Online

Fresh Air Weekend: The Cosmos, Harold Ramis, And Protecting Your Data Online

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Fresh Air for February 28, 2014

Colm Toibin's novel, The Testament of Mary, imagines the life of the mother of Christ in her later years. Steve Heap/iStockphoto hide caption

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A New 'Testament' Told From Mary's Point Of View

A New 'Testament' Told From Mary's Point Of View

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