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Fresh Air for June 30, 2010

Children play on a Nigerian oil-flow station in 2007. Nigeria, a major oil source for the United States, is riddled with ancient pipes and constant spills. That, plus the geopolitical challenges involved, is why much of Nigeria's crude is the kind of "tough oil" that author Michael Klare describes. George Osodi/AP hide caption

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Michael Klare: Grappling With The Age Of 'Tough Oil'

Michael Klare: Grappling With The Age Of 'Tough Oil'

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Plaquemines Parish coastal zone director P.J. Hahn lifts an oil-covered pelican, which was stuck in oil at Queen Bess Island in Barataria Bay, just off the Gulf of Mexico, in early June. Gerald Herbert/AP Photo hide caption

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How Endangered Species Are Faring In The Gulf

How Endangered Species Are Faring In The Gulf

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Fresh Air for June 29, 2010

Frank Loesser won the Academy Award for his song "Baby It's Cold Outside." Stroud/Express/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Celebrates Frank Loesser's 100th Birthday

Fresh Air Celebrates Frank Loesser's 100th Birthday

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Fresh Air for June 28, 2010

Women take part in a 1977 demonstration in New York City demanding safe and legal abortions for all women. Peter Keegan/Stringer/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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The Rhetoric That Shaped The Abortion Debate

The Rhetoric That Shaped The Abortion Debate

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Sen. Robert Byrd on Feb. 20, 1963, when he had already spent a decade in Congress. Charles Gorry/AP hide caption

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Fresh Air Remembers Sen. Robert Byrd

Fresh Air Remembers Sen. Robert Byrd

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Fresh Air for June 25, 2010

Dan Gottlieb hosts a mental-health call-in radio show on WHYY. In 1979, was in a near-fatal car accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down. hide caption

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A Grandfather's Message To His Autistic Grandson

A Grandfather's Message To His Autistic Grandson

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Kyle Steiner, a member of Battle Company, stands in the Korengal Valley in Afghanistan's Kunar Province. Battle Company's actions were the basis of the documentary Restrepo by Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington. Outpost Films hide caption

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'Restrepo' And 'The Lottery': Two Places, Two Battles

'Restrepo' And 'The Lottery': Two Places, Two Battles

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Fresh Air for June 24, 2010

An image from the BP video shows oil gushing from the blown well in the Gulf of Mexico. AP hide caption

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The Science Behind Deep-Water Oil Drilling

The Science Behind Deep-Water Oil Drilling

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Over four months, ABC News followed doctors, nurse and patients at three hospitals in Boston. ABC hide caption

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Real Life Documentaries Trump Reality TV Every Day

Real Life Documentaries Trump Reality TV Every Day

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