Melissa Block As special correspondent, Melissa Block produces richly reported profiles of figures at the forefront of thought and culture, as well as stories and series on the critical issues of our day. In addition, she is a guest host on NPR news programs.

'Redneck Woman' Rules Country Charts

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Last Known Civil War Widow Dies at 97

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Blast at Pakistani Mosque Kills More than a Dozen

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Remembering Larry Capune, Paddle Boarder

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Baghdad Car-Bomb Wounds Dozens Near U.S. Complex

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'Bound for Glory': New Deal America in Color

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Kissinger Transcripts Reveal More of Nixon Years

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Listener Letters

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Kerry Will Accept Democratic Nomination at Convention

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Nichols Convicted of Murder in Oklahoma Trial

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Activist Dellinger Dies; Part of 'Chicago Seven' Protests

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Floods Kill Hundreds in Haiti, Dominican

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Phish to Break Up After the Summer

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