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Around the Nation

Millennials Choosing Buses And Bikes Over Buicks

Millennials are now driving less, waiting longer to get licensed, and turning more to public transportation and car-sharing. So is America's so-called driving boom over? Guest host Celeste Headlee asks Paul Eisenstein of TheDetroitBureau.com.

Millennials Choosing Buses And Bikes Over Buicks

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Barbershop

Could The President's Week Get Any Worse?

From scandals involving the IRS, to spirited Benghazi hearings, it's been a tough week for the Obama administration. But will this bad week really have further political fallout? Guest host Celeste Headlee checks in with the barbershop guys.

Could The President's Week Get Any Worse?

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Mental Health

When Your Dad Is A Killer, How Do You Cope?

Host Michel Martin speaks to the Unabomber's brother, David Kaczynski, and Melissa Moore, the daughter of a serial killer, to find out how relatives of notorious criminals cope.

When Your Dad Is A Killer, How Do You Cope?

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Race

Ivy Leaguers Broaden Minds With New Race Center

Tricia Rose is known as a hip-hop scholar and professor of Africana studies. She's now taking on a new project at Brown University, and hoping it sparks new questions about race and ethnicity. Host Michel Martin speaks with Rose about her vision.

Ivy Leaguers Broaden Minds With New Race Center

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Books

From Fame's Leroy To Jay-Z

Michel Martin speaks to Mark Anthony Neal about his new book, Looking For Leroy: Illegible Black Masculinities. It looks at some of the ways black men have been portrayed in pop culture throughout history.

From Fame's Leroy To Jay-Z

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Wednesday

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BackTalk

Immigration Comments Touch Nerve With 'Diverse' Canadians

Host Michel Martin and editor Ammad Omar dip into Tell Me More listeners' letters to get their take on the week's top stories. This week, Canadian listeners take exception to a comment made on Thursday's show.

Immigration Comments Touch Nerve With 'Diverse' Canadians

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Thursday

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Movies

Tina Gordon Chism On Directing Her Star-Studded 'Peeples'

The writer of Drumline and ATL makes her directorial debut with the new comedy Peeples. It has the backing of hit filmmaker Tyler Perry and features some major stars. Chism talks to host Michel Martin about her career and new film.

Tina Gordon Chism On Directing Her Star-Studded 'Peeples'

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Washington Insider Escapes Politics With Gospel And Eminem

Former U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk shares his play list for Tell Me More's 'In Your Ear' segment. His favorites include Jekalyn Carr's gospel song 'Greater Is Coming,' and rapper Eminem's 'Lose Yourself.'

Washington Insider Escapes Politics With Gospel And Eminem

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Race

Missing Ohio Women Found But Bigger Message About Race?

Charles Ramsey helped save three missing women from a home in Cleveland, Ohio. But he said something interesting about why he answered their call for help. Host Michel Martin explores what Ramsey's comments may say about race in America.

Missing Ohio Women Found But Bigger Message About Race?

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U.S.

Burying Tamerlan: Bostonians Say Not In Our Backyard

There's controversy about what to do with the body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev. But what happened to the bodies of other similar figures in recent history like Adam Lanza or the Virginia Tech shooter? Host Michel Martin finds out.

Burying Tamerlan: Bostonians Say Not In Our Backyard

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Books

Wendy Williams Dishes Her Own Dirt

Television talk show host Wendy Williams is known for pushing the envelope and dishing the dirt on celebs. But her rise to fame wasn't always glamorous. Host Michel Martin speaks with Williams about her career, battle with addiction and new book Ask Wendy.

Wendy Williams Dishes Her Own Dirt

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