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 June 27, 2013

Talk of the Nation for June 26, 2013

Mavis Staples has been performing for more than six decades. One True Vine is her second album-length collaboration with Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy. Zoran Orlic/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gospel Legend Mavis Staples Comes 'Full Circle'

Gospel Legend Mavis Staples Comes 'Full Circle'

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Talk of the Nation for June 25, 2013

Talk of the Nation for June 24, 2013

Talk of the Nation for June 21, 2013