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Turning The Tables

Natalia Lafourcade Is The 21st Century's Guardian Of Cultural Memory

In many ways, Lafourcade has left her mark on the 21st century by looking back. Her work has freed music that for many younger listeners had been trapped in amber, and imbued it with new life.

In 1776, Fort Ticonderoga in northern New York defended the frontier of the American Colonies against a powerful British army. But the Colonial regiments stationed there struggled with growing tensions and animosity that led to a dangerous riot on Christmas Day. Emily Russell/North Country Public Radio hide caption

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1776 'Christmas Riot' At Fort Ticonderoga Reveals Long-Forgotten Tensions

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Natalia Lafourcade Is The 21st Century's Guardian Of Cultural Memory

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New research at Voyageurs National Park is challenging the conventional wisdom on wolves: Their diets are a lot more varied than previously thought. Courtesy of Voyageurs Wolf Project hide caption

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The Secret Fishing Habits Of Northwoods' Wolves

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Not throwing away his shot(gun): Christian Bale's Dick Cheney smirks and glowers in Vice. Matt Kennedy/Annapurna hide caption

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'On The Basis Of Sex' And 'Vice': 2 Biopics — 1 Bathed In Light, 1 Steeped In Shadow

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