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Mickey Edwards served as a Republican congressman for Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District from 1977 to 1993. Gia Regan/Yale University Press hide caption

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Mickey Edwards On Democracy's 'Cancer'

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Thor Hanson's own cast of Archaeopteryx lithographica presents what he calls the "ancient wing written in stone." Thor Hanson/Basic Books hide caption

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Conservation Biologist Explains Why 'Feathers' Matter

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Ian Hunter once is at once crafty and mindful of craft, striving mightily to make his music seem tossed off. Ross Halfin hide caption

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When Ian Hunter Is 'President'

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