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Big Footprint Nadje Noordhuis
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A U.S. UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter flies over Somalia in September 1993, a month before the battle of Mogadishu. Alexander Joe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What A Downed Black Hawk In Somalia Taught America

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The Sleepy Strange
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Harrowdown Hill Thom Yorke
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Herman Wallace (left) and his legal team discuss his trip home to New Orleans after his release from prison on Tuesday. Wallace died on Friday. Lauren McGaughy/The Times-Picayune /Landov hide caption

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Angola 3 Inmate Tastes Brief, 'Bittersweet' Freedom

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Going Home Charlie Haden & Hank Jones
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Lost, Night Bill Frisell
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Blind Moles Philip Glass
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It's Been A Really Bad Week For Classical Music

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How Verdi Improved On Shakespeare

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Otello, opera [Act 3.: "La vedetta dei porto ha segnalto"] Georg Solti, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Children's Choir, Margaret Hillis (conductor)
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Otello, opera [Act 2.: "Non ti crucciar"] Georg Solti, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Children's Choir, Margaret Hillis (conductor)
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Ave Maria, for voice & strings (or piano) 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
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