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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Protests Pose Foreign Policy Challenge For White House

Protests in Egypt, Yemen and Libya over a film that mocks Islam present major challenges for the Obama administration. All three countries underwent “Arab Spring” protest movements and in Libya, the U.S. played a role in helping Libyans overthrow Col. Moammar Gadhafi.

Guest:

  • Helene Cooper, White House correspondent, New York Times

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  • Schnezana

    These  primative, barbaric idiots should be wiped from the face of the earth.  Then the rest of us could finally have some peace! 

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

August 28 Comment

Catching Up With The Polyphonic Spree

The choral rock band out of Dallas, Texas, has been thrilling audiences with its live performances for over a decade.

August 28 5 Comments

‘Enormous’ Growth Of Ocean Garbage Patch

The oceanographer who discovered the floating island of trash in 1997 says he's shocked by how much it's grown.

August 27 Comment

Veteran Honored, But Struggles To Keep Business Open

Former Marine Matt Victoriano is being recognized as a "Champion of Change" at the White House.

August 27 40 Comments

In Defense Of Schlock Music: Why We Love/Hate It

Music critic Jody Rosen defends the kind of over-the-top, sentimental songs that Journey, Lionel Richie, Billy Joel and Prince made famous.