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"I think country is as vibrant as certainly this series that we've just made tries to chronicle," Ken Burns says. Amy Sussman/Getty Images hide caption

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Ken Burns Gets To The Heart Of 'Country Music'

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with filmmaker Ken Burns about his latest PBS documentary, Country Music.

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump listen to the national anthem during a ceremony marking the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the Pentagon earlier this week. China News Service/VCG via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: President Trump Claims He Was At Ground Zero On Sept. 11. But Was He?

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Guarding the Invitations Julia Kent
Forte Zoe Keating

Edward Snowden appears on a live video feed broadcast from Moscow at an event sponsored by the ACLU Hawaii in Honolulu on Feb. 14, 2015. Marco Garcia/AP hide caption

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Edward Snowden Tells NPR: The Executive Branch 'Sort Of Hacked The Constitution'

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Something You Lost Melodium
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Visitors and park rangers at historic Fort Scott check out a medevac helicopter operated by Midwest AeroCare during the Kansas town's Good Ol' Days festival. Sarah Jane Tribble/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Air Ambulances Woo Rural Consumers With Memberships That May Leave Them Hanging

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MarĂ­a Fernanda Papa, 16, wanted to continue the dance education she'd begun back home in Venezuela. She's now enrolled at a school run by Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida in North Miami Beach. Patricia Laine Romero/Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida hide caption

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The Next Stage: How Young Venezuelan Artists Continue Their Studies In The U.S.

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Sylvia: Pizzicato Sylvia Delibes
Siamese Sea Molife
Drift Molife
Prairie Train Precious Fathers

Resident Anthony Brewster checks to see how much water is in Nanwalek's storage tank. The village has been on a "boil water" notice for weeks. Renee Gross/KBBI hide caption

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Alaska Villages Run Dry And Residents Worry About A 'Future Of No Water'

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Esarintul They Mean Us
Someone Else's Heart (Instrumental) Elvis Costello

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Ken Burns Gets To The Heart Of 'Country Music'

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Old Town Road Lil Nas X
Rock This House Jimmy Rogers

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