Talk of the Nation Journalist Neal Conan leads a productive exchange of ideas and opinions on the issues that dominate the news landscape. From politics and public service to education, religion, music and health care, Talk of the Nation offers call-in listeners the opportunity to join enlightening discussions with decision-makers, authors, academicians and artists from around the world.

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Talk of the Nation for January 17, 2012

The Costa Concordia lies stranded in the Giglio harbor on Tuesday. Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty hide caption

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Facing Disaster, What Is A Ship's Captain Expected To Do?

Facing Disaster, What Is A Ship's Captain Expected To Do?

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Talk of the Nation for January 16, 2012

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Talk of the Nation for January 12, 2012

Talk of the Nation for January 11, 2012

Members of the tribunal (left), preside over the Nuremberg war crimes trials in 1946. In his new book, Justice and the Enemy, journalist William Shawcross describes how the Nuremberg trials set a template for the trials of future war crimes. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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From Nazis To Terrorists, The 'Enemy' On Trial

From Nazis To Terrorists, The 'Enemy' On Trial

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