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 August 17, 2004

The Architecture of Al Qaeda

The Architecture of Al Qaeda

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Najaf Update

Najaf Update

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Carl Reiner: Comedy as a Life's Work

Carl Reiner: Comedy as a Life's Work

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Talk of the Nation for August 16, 2004

The Price of Education

The Price of Education

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Parents Angry about 'Pay to Play'

Parents Angry about 'Pay to Play'

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Catching the Olympics on the Web

Catching the Olympics on the Web

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Talk of the Nation for August 13, 2004

Building a Hydrogen Economy

Building a Hydrogen Economy

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Preventing Power Grid Failure

Preventing Power Grid Failure

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Farewell to Alvin Submersible

Farewell to Alvin Submersible

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Talk of the Nation for August 12, 2004

Designated Hitters

Designated Hitters

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The Business Behind Summer Concerts

The Business Behind Summer Concerts

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Guitarist Richie Havens Live at NPR

Guitarist Richie Havens Live at NPR

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Talk of the Nation for August 11, 2004

Olympics Preview

Olympics Preview

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Liberia, Post Charles Taylor

Liberia, Post Charles Taylor

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Undocumented Alien Medical Care

Undocumented Alien Medical Care

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