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A Familiar Enemy For Platoon In Afghanistan

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Neil's Theme Robin Guthrie and Harold Budd
Between Sheets Imogen Heap
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Ned Thanhouser shows off the "Thanhouser Company" marque on a six-foot section of nitrate film from The Guilty Baby. The short feature, produced in 1912, was rediscovered in 2005 and resides in the collection of the Library of Congress. Thanhouser Co. Film Preservation hide caption

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From The Vaults, A Look At Early Indie-Movie History

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A Song for All Seasons Oliver Schroer
Grainy Taste Tuatara & Coleman Barks
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Woke Up Dead in the Morning Roots of Orchis
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Tea for Two Gaucho
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Driomoplatz RH+
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One Step of a Time The Black Seeds
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Sunnyland Edward Gerhard
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That's All It Is Mike Stern

Lou Jing's appearance on Chinese talent contest sparked racist invective online and debate over what it means to be Chinese. The 20-year-old mixed-race Shanghai woman — her mother is Chinese, her father African-American — now says, "If you beat me to death, I wouldn't take part in that competition." Louisa Lim/NPR hide caption

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Mixed-Race TV Contestant Ignites Debate In China

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In the Backyard Build
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1B Yo-Yo Ma
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Eighthundred Streets by Feet Esbjörn Svensson
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Jiinti Mocky
Mali John Patitucci
Do You Want to Know? Portastatic
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Seven Days of Falling E.s.t.
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