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 May 17, 2012

Talk of the Nation for May 16, 2012

On the day before Suleika Jaouad's first chemotherapy treatment in June 2011, an oncology nurse shaved her head. Seamus McKiernan/ hide caption

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'Life, Interrupted' By Cancer Diagnosis At 22

'Life, Interrupted' By Cancer Diagnosis At 22

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Talk of the Nation for May 15, 2012

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Talk of the Nation for May 11, 2012