The Merchant Marine, Poisoned By Polonium, Lonnie Smith, And Lucius This week on the podcast edition of All Things Considered, why US shipping is struggling, a conversation with Dr. Lonnie Smith, and the band Lucius.
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The Merchant Marine, Poisoned By Polonium, Lonnie Smith, And Lucius

The Merchant Marine, Poisoned By Polonium, Lonnie Smith, And Lucius

This week on the podcast edition of All Things Considered, why US shipping is struggling, a conversation with Dr. Lonnie Smith, and the band Lucius.

The Merchant Marine, Poisoned By Polonium, Lonnie Smith, And Lucius

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The Port of Los Angeles is the busiest port in North American, and it's where many merchant mariners bid for jobs. But a proposed change to the U.S. food aid program could mean shipping out less food to developing countries, and fewer jobs. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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The Port of Los Angeles is the busiest port in North American, and it's where many merchant mariners bid for jobs. But a proposed change to the U.S. food aid program could mean shipping out less food to developing countries, and fewer jobs.

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