Pointer Snags Canine Beauty Queen Title

Carlee, a German shorthaired pointer, won Best in Show.

Carlee, a German shorthaired pointer, won Best in Show. Reuters hide caption

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The Westminster Kennel Club crowned a new top dog on Tuesday night in New York. Carlee, a German shorthaired pointer, earned the coveted Best in Show title, edging out a Norwich terrier and a Welsh corgi. NPR's Mike Pesca examines the debate over the value of beauty in today's society by looking through the lens of a dog show.

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