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'I've Enjoyed Every Minute Of It': Carl Kasell On His 60 Years In Radio

The veteran NPR newscaster got into the business young — as a teen he hosted a late-night, easy-listening music show in Goldsboro, N.C. He'll now be scorekeeper emeritus on Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

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Amid Complaints, Lawmakers Seek More Oversight For Border Agents

Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas says he routinely gets complaints of Border Patrol agents' unprofessionalism or abuse. O'Rourke and his colleague say training hasn't kept up with the growth of the agency.

Sylvia Mendez was a young girl in the 1940s when her parents fought for Latinos to have access to white schools in the California court case Mendez v. Westminster. They won in 1947. Shereen Marisol Meraji /NPR hide caption

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Before 'Brown V. Board,' Mendez Fought California's Segregated Schools

Latino families sued four Orange County school districts over school segregation. The case, Mendez v. Westminster, ended school segregation in California seven years before Brown v. Board.

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