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Talk of the Nation for February 15, 2012

Talk of the Nation for February 14, 2012

Writer Rebecca Walker set out to create a "periodic table of black cool." She is the editor of a new collection of essays, Black Cool: One Thousand Streams of Blackness. Amanda Marsalis hide caption

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Writers Explore What It Means To Be 'Black Cool'

Writers Explore What It Means To Be 'Black Cool'

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Talk of the Nation for February 13, 2012

Whitney Houston performs at a May 2010 concert. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering Life On The Road With Whitney Houston

Remembering Life On The Road With Whitney Houston

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Talk of the Nation for February 10, 2012

Talk of the Nation for February 9, 2012

This drawing of Abraham Lincoln by editorial cartoonist Thomas Nast was published in Harper's Magazine in 1865. Courtesy Harper's Magazine hide caption

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Historian Seeks Artifacts From Lincoln's Last Days

Historian Seeks Artifacts From Lincoln's Last Days

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Can you capture the essence of an album in just 140 characters? Leonieke Aalders/flickr hide caption

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Music Magazine Spins Reviews To Twitter

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