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 September 14, 2012

Talk of the Nation for September 13, 2012

Talk of the Nation for September 12, 2012

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Hitchens' Widow On Mourning And 'Mortality'

Hitchens' Widow On Mourning And 'Mortality'

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Talk of the Nation for September 11, 2012

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Subdued Reflection On Sept. 11 Anniversary

Subdued Reflection On Sept. 11 Anniversary

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Talk of the Nation for September 10, 2012