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Friday, November 23, 2012

Music From The Show

Vitamin String Quartet, “Money”
Bill Evans, “Gloria’s Step”
U.S. Army Band, “Eternal Father Strong To Save”
Kanye West, “Heard ‘Em Say”
The Wee Trio, “Shepherd”
Drive By Truckers, “Tornados”
Steve Earle, “Halo Round the Moon”
John Williams, “Suite” (from “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”)
W.G. Snuffy Walden, “My So Called Life”


Robin and Jeremy

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

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New Film Revisits The Jerry Sandusky Sex Abuse Case

The Penn State assistant football coach will likely spend the rest of his life in prison, but that's not the end of the story.

November 19 194 Comments

Without Slavery, Would The U.S. Be The Leading Economic Power?

Edward Baptist argues in his new book that slavery was integral to establishing the America as a world economic power.

November 18 3 Comments

Outspoken Olympic Runner Nick Symmonds Pens Memoir

The track star has won his share of races, but he often gets as much attention for what he does off the track as what he does on it.

November 18 37 Comments

Texting And Driving: Are We Powerless To Change Our Ways?

A new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel chronicles the groundbreaking case of Reggie Shaw.