Thursday

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Law

Would Gay Marriage Lead To Legal Polygamy?

When people debate gay marriage, some argue that it could lead to legalized polygamy. Host Michel Martin asks how, and if it would even matter. She speaks with Austin Nimocks of the Alliance Defense Fund and Jonathan Rauch of the Brookings Institution.

Would Gay Marriage Lead To Legal Polygamy?

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Ritu Sharma (right), shown during a visit to Honduras, makes one trip a year to live with underprivileged women, one week at a time, living as the women there live. Courtesy of Ritu Sharma hide caption

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A dish created by chef Guillermo Pernot, a master of "Nuevo Latino" cuisine. He says his food carries influences from many groups, including the Spanish, Africans, Chinese, French and Americans. Courtesy of Guillermo Pernot. hide caption

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Monday

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Food

Add A Little Texas To Your Holiday Cookout

Memorial Day marks the start of barbecue season for many backyard grillers. Host Michel Martin gets some tips for how to grill it up. She checks in with rockabilly singer Ruby Dee, author of Ruby's Juke Joint Americana Cookbook.

Add A Little Texas To Your Holiday Cookout

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Music

Dev Patel Finds Hope In Ben Harper's 'I'll Rise'

Actor Dev Patel is perhaps best known for starring in the Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire. His latest project is the film, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Patel shares some of the songs that inspire him on and off camera for Tell Me More's series "In Your Ear."

Dev Patel Finds Hope In Ben Harper's 'I'll Rise'

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Wednesday

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Race

Civil Rights Leader: Equality Means Equality

The NAACP is officially supporting same-sex marriage. The group says marriage equality is a civil right and is encouraging black voters to support the issue if it shows up on state ballots. Host Michel Martin talks with Julian Bond, chairman emeritus of the group.

Civil Rights Leader: Equality Means Equality

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Latin America

Former Imprisoned Drug Smuggler On Story Of Escape

In the 1970s, American Dwight Worker set out to smuggle cocaine from South America to the U.S. But his plan backfired and he wound up in one of Mexico's most notorious prisons. Worker tells host Michel Martin his story of imprisonment and escape.

Former Imprisoned Drug Smuggler On Story Of Escape

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Can I Just Tell You?

Does Power Really Lie With Bystanders?

Just as bystanders have the power to keep motorists and pedestrians in check, Tell Me More host Michel Martin says they also have sway over contentious social issues like same-sex marriage and immigration.

Does Power Really Lie With Bystanders?

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Food

For Your Next Meal, Are Organs On The Menu?

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema travels the country sampling the latest dishes. He gives host Michel Martin a slice of what's in and what's out in the food world, including some unusual experiments "ear to tail" cooking.

For Your Next Meal, Are Organs On The Menu?

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