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 March 30, 2012

Talk of the Nation for March 29, 2012

In a piece for Salon.com, Will Doig argues that it's time for Americans to reconsider the bus. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Get Onboard: It's Time To Stop Hating The Bus

Get Onboard: It's Time To Stop Hating The Bus

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In Triggered, Fletcher Wortmann describes his struggles with obsessive-compulsive disorder, also known as the "doubting disorder." Thomas Dunne Books hide caption

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When Obsessive-Compulsive Thoughts Are 'Triggered'

When Obsessive-Compulsive Thoughts Are 'Triggered'

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Talk of the Nation for March 28, 2012

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'Hitler': From The Murderous To The Mundane

'Hitler': From The Murderous To The Mundane

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Talk of the Nation for March 27, 2012

Talk of the Nation for March 26, 2012

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'Best Care': We Make Death Harder Than It Has To Be

'Best Care': We Make Death Harder Than It Has To Be

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