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Wednesday December 6, 2006

A Blunt Assessment

The congressionally-mandated Iraq Study Group calls for new and enhanced diplomatic and political efforts in Iraq and in the region.

Blood Diamonds

As the movie “Blood Diamond” opens, we take a look at the real-life underground diamond trade.

Scholars at Risk

What is it like to teach in a war-torn country?

Around the World On A Mule

Here and Now’s Lara Farrar catches up with a couple from Arkansas who are walking around the world with their mule.

Cookbooks of the Year

Do you need the perfect gift for a food connoisseur? Our resident chef, Kathy Gunst, and foodie, Scott Haas, review some of their favorite cookbooks of the year.


Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.

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November 27 Comment

Books To Give As Gifts This Year

If you're looking to give a book to a friend or family member this holiday, NPR Books editor Petra Mayer shares her picks.

November 26 9 Comments

Arlo Guthrie Celebrates 50 Years Of ‘Alice’s Restaurant’

Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.

November 26 Comment

One Refugee’s Story Of Coming To America

Paul Okot vividly remembers landing at JFK airport in New York at 7 years old, after fleeing violence in southern Sudan.

November 25 3 Comments

Rapper Le1f Finds Struggle And Moral Diversity In American Music

We've been asking musicians what they think of when they think "American music." Today we hear from Khalif Diouf, aka Le1f.