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 June 29, 2012

Talk of the Nation for June 28, 2012

Moby's 2011 book, Destroyed, is a visual journey of a touring artist's insomnia. See a gallery of photos from Destroyed. Moby/from the book 'Destroyed' hide caption

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Moby/from the book 'Destroyed'

Multifaceted Moby's A Photographer, Too

Multifaceted Moby's A Photographer, Too

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Talk of the Nation for June 27, 2012

Talk of the Nation for June 26, 2012

Fifty miles south of the U.S.- Mexico border, the Colorado River Delta and its once-rich estuary wetlands --€” reduced by 95 percent since the river was restricted by dams --€” are now as parched as the surrounding Sonoran Desert. Peter McBride hide caption

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As Colorado River Dries Up, The West Feels The Pain

As Colorado River Dries Up, The West Feels The Pain

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Talk of the Nation for June 25, 2012