Newspaper clippings of young Donnie Dunagan from the early '40s.
Courtesy of Donnie and Dana Dunagan.
July 31, 2015 A gritty Marine, Donnie Dunagan fought in the Vietnam War and earned decorations for his service. But all his life, there was one thing this commander could never escape: He was the voice of Bambi.
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Cecil the lion rests in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe.
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July 30, 2015 Does it really make sense to feel such outrage for one lion that was killed in Africa? Anthropologist Barbara J. King explains why the answer is "yes."
July 29, 2015 In the spirit of transparency, here's a look at our process.
Unity is a film from the writer and director of Earthlings.
July 29, 2015 The upcoming documentary Unity is a wake-up call to humanity on the moral duty to respect the diversity of life, which is born from the same seed, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser.
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal stars in Southpaw, a new movie about a junior middleweight boxing champion who faces adversity.
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July 29, 2015 Commentator Frank Deford isn't crazy about the new boxing movie Southpaw. He says its shortcomings are typical of Hollywood's depiction of boxing.
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July 28, 2015 Here at 13.7, we spend considerable time thinking about the similarities between art and science. Adam Frank, now, takes a look at one way they may differ.
July 27, 2015 More than a dozen cognitive scientists, including Tania Lombrozo, joined a discussion in April aimed to encourage a sophisticated, evidence-based look at the psychology behind science and religion.
July 26, 2015 The New York Times recently reported that a walk in nature can actually change the wiring in your brain. So, Adam Frank suggests we go take a walk.
July 25, 2015 What makes hitting in baseball possible is our participation together in an ongoing game or play or, better, a relationship, says commentator Alva Noë.
Willis Conover, an expert on jazz, broadcasts "Music USA" from his Voice of America studio in Washington in March 1959.
July 25, 2015 American broadcaster Willis Conover was known around the world in places like Prague, Moscow and Warsaw, but not so much at home. For more than 40 years, he hosted a jazz show on the Voice of America.
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July 24, 2015 NPR's Melissa Block speaks with regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the latest with Hillary Clinton's emails, the Donald Trump phenomenon, economic issues and minimum wage increases.
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July 23, 2015 The Matrix for spiders? Anthropologist Barbara J. King explores what scientists can learn about invertebrate perception and neurophysiology from chilling then magnetizing jumping spiders.
July 22, 2015 The media watchdog group FAIR looks at NPR's commentator diversity, but a more complete report on the diversity of NPR's sources is coming.
Protesters shout at Ku Klux Klan members at a Klan demonstration at the Statehouse on Saturday in Columbia, S.C.
July 22, 2015 Alyssa Rosenberg of The Washington Post suggests a compromise on displaying the Confederate battle flag: acknowledging that it can hold private meaning, which means displaying it only in private.
July 22, 2015 Last week, scientists working at the Large Hadron Collider announced the discovery of the "pentaquark" particle, clearing up 50 years of false signals and potential sightings, says Marcelo Gleiser.
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