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 April 16, 2012

Talk of the Nation for April 13, 2012

Talk of the Nation for April 12, 2012

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Do I Freak You Out? Living With Physical Scars

Do I Freak You Out? Living With Physical Scars

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Talk of the Nation for April 11, 2012

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Tax-Time Procrastination, An American Tradition

Tax-Time Procrastination, An American Tradition

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Talk of the Nation for April 10, 2012

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Wreck Explorer: Titanic's Captivating Heroes, Villains

Wreck Explorer: Titanic's Captivating Heroes, Villains

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