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President Franklin D. Roosevelt drummed up populist support in one of his last campaign speeches at Madison Square Garden in New York, on Oct. 31, 1936. But after he was re-elected, Roosevelt slashed government spending. Associated Press hide caption

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When A Turn Toward Austerity Turned To Disaster

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Lagos Calling Shawn Lee Ping Pong Orchestra & Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra
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Seventh-graders Sophie Maloro (left) and Unity Bowling "fly" a mission to Mars, part of a summer program at the MathScience Innovation Center in Richmond, Va. Larry Abramson/NPR hide caption

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Post-Shuttle, NASA To Keep Students Looking Up

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Painting Of A Slave Ship; Runaway Slave Poster; A Medal For 'Harlem's Hellfighters'

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Michael B. Jordan plays Vince Howard, the East Dillon Lions' star quarterback, in NBC's Friday Night Lights. Bill Records/NBC hide caption

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As 'Friday Night Lights' Ends, It's Still 'Texas Forever'

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You Can Run Seun Kuti & Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
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From Africa With Fury: Rise is Seun Kuti's latest album with his father Fela's band, Egypt 80. Kelechi Amadiobi/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Seun Kuti Channels His Father's Political 'Fury'

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