Noah Adams Noah Adams, long-time co-host of NPR's All Things Considered, brings more than three decades of radio experience to his current job as a contributing correspondent for NPR's National Desk.

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When Making Books Was As Much Of An Art As Writing Them

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Richard Issacks was a B-52 pilot in Vietnam and then flew for American Airlines. Here, he works on a cushion. Ken LaRock/National Museum of the US Air Force hide caption

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At 75, A World War II Legend Gets A Full Makeover

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Student Cierra Valentine (left) studies with friends and her son Jeremiah on the lawn at Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pa. Ryan Smith/Courtesy of Wilson College hide caption

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When The Students On Campus Have Kids Of Their Own

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Musicians Descend On West Virginia For Appalachian String Band Festival

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Jennifer Gleason (left) and Alice Melendez, who's growing Hickory King heirloom corn on her farm to help Gleason make corn chips. Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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From Farm To Distillery, Heirloom Corn Varieties Are Sweet Treasures

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Special Air Mission 26000, which was known as Air Force One when it flew presidents from John F. Kennedy to Bill Clinton, is shown at Andrews Air Force Base in 1966. The jet that carried President Kennedy's body from Dallas and President Nixon to China had its final flight in 1998. AP hide caption

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Museum Builds New Hangar To Show Off Former Air Force One

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Katie Plas, a junior petroleum engineering major at Marietta College, studies before class. Maddie McGarvey for NPR hide caption

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How Low Oil Prices Are Changing Career Plans At An Ohio College

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Nancy Bruns, CEO of J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works, gathers finished salt from an evaporation table in Malden, W.Va. Noah Adams for NPR hide caption

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Fine Brine From Appalachia: The Fancy Mountain Salt That Chefs Prize

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Sgt. Alvin C. York in 1919. Department of U.S. Army/AP hide caption

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Remembering Sgt. York, A War Hero Who Built A School

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Kelvin Cooperage, owned by brothers Kevin and Paul McLaughlin, is making white oak barrels for the newly-rising craft distillers. Here, oak scraps are burned inside the finished barrels to char them. Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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As Bourbon Booms, Demand For Barrels Is Overflowing

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At Moriah Pie in Norwood, Ohio, Erin and Robert Lockridge serve homemade pizza and diners pay what they can. Christopher Kuettner hide caption

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An Unlikely Friday Night Pizza Cafe Has A Big Heart

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What Makes A Bike Pump Worth $450?

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It takes Jaxson Kuhlmann, 11, less than 30 minutes to complete his paper route in Carroll, Iowa. He's paid 10 to 12 cents per copy to deliver the paper five days a week. Noah Adams for NPR hide caption

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Carroll, Iowa: Where The Childhood Paper Route Is Alive And Well

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Julia Keller's crime series about prosecuting attorney Bell Elkins is set in a fictional town inspired by Guyandotte, W. Va., near where she grew up. Melissa Smith-Stanley/Courtesy of The Guyandotte Improvement & Historical Association hide caption

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In Mystery Series's W.Va. River Town, There's No Escape From Terror

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Pappy Van Winkle bourbons at Bourbons Bistro in Louisville, Ky. The spirit was pricey even before a heist at the distillery last October. Now, a 2-ounce pour can cost $100. Noah Adams/for NPR hide caption

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Want A Shot At $10,000? Solve Kentucky's Great Bourbon Mystery

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