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The Syrians Keep Fleeing, But Now They Hit Turkey's Closed Border

Recent fighting in northern Syria has been pushing more and more civilians to seek shelter elsewhere. But neighboring Turkey, already burdened with 2.6 million refugees, has locked down its border.

Dee Hibbert-Jones & Nomi Talisman

Movie Interviews

In Animated, Oscar-Nominated Doc, A Man Turns His Brother In For Murder

Last Day of Freedom uses more than 30,000 hand-drawn images to tell the story of Bill and Manny Babbitt. The film raises questions about trust, family, mental illness and the criminal justice system.

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Jazz

If You Were A Jazz Tune Running For President, What Would You Sound Like?

Jazz pianist Marcus Roberts responds to that question on his new EP, Race For The White House, whose compositions are inspired by the personalities of Trump, Carson, Clinton and Sanders.

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When You Want To Express Empathy, Skip The Emoji
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If You're Happy and You Know It Go Fish
Boozer John Scofield
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What It's Like To Freefall From 20 Miles Above The Earth
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'I'm A Female And I'm A Veteran ... Those 2 Things Are Not Mutually Exclusive'
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A Spire Tape
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The Impact Of 'Concussion': High School Football Player Changes Course
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Dialogue (Part 1 & 2) Chicago

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Archive Spotlights The "Golden Age" Of Black Radio
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Chasing the Blues Al Cohn Quintet & Zoot Sims
Cryin' Blues Eddie Harris

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Why Cruz And Rubio Can't Count On The Latino Vote
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Strings Sofa Surfers
Scorpio Rising Thunderball & Rob Myers

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The Syrians Keep Fleeing, But Now They Hit Turkey's Closed Border
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Exodub Implosion Sly & Robbie
Up on Crutches The Sea and Cake

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If You Were A Jazz Tune Running For President, What Would You Sound Like?
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It's My Turn Marcus Roberts Quintet
Jitterbug Waltz Marcus Roberts Trio