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Talk of the Nation for April 30, 2012

Jazz pianist Jason Moran was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2010. Clay Patrick McBride/ hide caption

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On Jazz Day, Jason Moran Makes The Case For Relevance

On Jazz Day, Jason Moran Makes The Case For Relevance

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Talk of the Nation for April 27, 2012

Talk of the Nation for April 26, 2012

Sen. Joseph Cantwell, played by Eric McCormack (left), is an ambitious striver who throws mud at his rival, Secretary William Russell, played by John Larroquette, who debates whether to use some dirt of his own in The Best Man. Joan Marcus/ hide caption

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Broadway's 'Best Man': John Larroquette

Broadway's 'Best Man': John Larroquette

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'Ball Four': The Book That Changed Baseball

'Ball Four': The Book That Changed Baseball

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Talk of the Nation for April 25, 2012

Talk of the Nation for April 24, 2012

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Classical 'Rock Star' Joshua Bell Takes On Conducting

Classical 'Rock Star' Joshua Bell Takes On Conducting

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