Robert Siegel Robert Siegel was a senior host of NPR's award-winning evening newsmagazine All Things Considered.

Steven Mallory stands with his family. From left: Tracey Mallory, Steven Mallory, Tina Groves, Zharia Mallory, along with his grandchildren. Jessica Cheung/NPR hide caption

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Two Decades Later, Success For Man Who Imagined Turning His Life Around

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German-born Robert Prager was lynched in Collinsville, Ill., in 1918. Some Germans and German-Americans were attacked during World War I. Courtesy of Jeffrey Manuel hide caption

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During World War I, U.S. Government Propaganda Erased German Culture

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Lynching Of Robert Prager Underlined Anti-German Sentiment During World War I

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Author Garson O'Toole has a simple explanation for why quotes are often wrongly attributed to Mark Twain: "If you preface a quotation by saying it's from Twain, then people are prepared to laugh at it." Ernest H. Mills/Getty Images hide caption

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'Hemingway Didn't Say That' (And Neither Did Twain Or Kafka)

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Each autonomous vehicle has two Uber exployees in the front seat; one is ready to grab the wheel and apply a foot to the brake pedal, the other in the passenger seat, has a computer screen showing what the car's rooftop laser-bouncing radar is seeing. Art Silverman/NPR hide caption

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Pittsburgh Offers Driving Lessons For Uber's Autonomous Cars

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How Did We Get To 11 Million Unauthorized Immigrants?

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Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) is building 1,000 charging stations and helping to turn a Midwestern metropolitan area into one of the fastest-growing electric vehicle markets in the country. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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In America's Heartland, A Power Company Leads Charge For Electric Cars

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General Motors has high hopes for the Chevrolet Bolt EV (shown here during its debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit last year). It can travel 238 miles on one charge. Currently, the only other all-electric cars with that kind of range are Teslas, which are far more expensive. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Rollout Of Chevy Bolt May Mark Turning Point For Electric Car Market

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Donald Trump Sworn In As 45th President Of The United States

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Donald Trump delivers remarks at the Chairman's Global Dinner in Washington, D.C. Trump's speaking style is different than past presidents, it mimics stand-up comedy. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images hide caption

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Comic Hero: Why Donald Trump's Candid Rhetoric Resonates With Supporters

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Political Pollsters Reflect On What Went Wrong In 2016

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Remembering 'Ghost Soprano' Marni Nixon

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The U.S. And Its Long History With The 'Middle Kingdom'

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What Will Be The Reaction To Kerry's Speech On Mideast Peace?

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Trump Expected To Deliver Economic Message

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