Talk of the Nation Journalist Neal Conan leads a productive exchange of ideas and opinions on the issues that dominate the news landscape. From politics and public service to education, religion, music and health care, Talk of the Nation offers call-in listeners the opportunity to join enlightening discussions with decision-makers, authors, academicians and artists from around the world.

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Talk of the Nation for January 31, 2012

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Talk of the Nation for January 27, 2012

Ode To Ice

Ode To Ice

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Talk of the Nation for January 26, 2012

Weddings don't have to be extravagantly expensive to be filled with joy and fun. "Allocating your money to the places that you care the most about can be really helpful," says author Meg Keene. Kriss Russell/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Planning Your Insanity-Free, 'Practical Wedding'

Planning Your Insanity-Free, 'Practical Wedding'

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Walter Mosley is the author of more than three dozen books, including the mystery series featuring detective Easy Rawlins. David Burr/ hide caption

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In 'Shoot My Man,' Mosley Tells Tale Of Atonement

In 'Shoot My Man,' Mosley Tells Tale Of Atonement

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Talk of the Nation for January 25, 2012