Simon Says Simon Says NPR's Scott Simon Shares His Take On Events Large And Small

Reporters swarm around former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer as he attempts to collect signatures for his run for New York City comptroller. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Jim Nayder, host of the The Annoying Music Show and Magnificent Obession, died this week. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon, left, remembers his good friend. Courtesy Scott Simon hide caption

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Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon says he now realizes ATM machines represented the dawn of the digital age. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower addresses American paratroopers in England on the evening of June 5, 1944, as they prepare for the Battle of Normandy. Library of Congress hide caption

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With a city still in shambles from a deadly tornado, high school students in Moore, Okla., are graduating Saturday. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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After a half-year mission at the International Space Station, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield lands in central Kazakhstan on Tuesday. Sergei Remezov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Boston residents celebrated Friday night after law enforcement officers captured one of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Frank Cahill, 14, of Parker, Colo., spells a word correctly during the third round of the National Spelling Bee in 2012. This week the Bee announced that competitors will have to know the definitions of words in addition to the spelling. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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The iconic Chicago photographer Art Shay took portraits of presidents, prizefighters, prose poets — and in the person of Roger Ebert, at least one Pulitzer-winning critic. Art Shay hide caption

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Pope Francis washes the feet of a prisoner at the Casal Del Marmo Youth Detention Center during the mass of the Lord's Supper on Thursday in Rome. L'Osservatore Romano/Getty Images hide caption

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