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Gbowee Talks About Winning Nobel Peace Prize

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This year's Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to three women for their leadership roles in various non-violent struggles for the safety of women and women's rights. Melissa Block speaks with one of those women: Leymah Gbowee of Liberia. Gbowee mobilized women from disparate ethnic and religious groups to participate in fasting, prayer and even sex strikes, in an effort to bring an end to war in their country.
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Encore: 'Future Shock' 40 Years Later

Future Shock by Alvin Toffler was a huge sensation when it was published in 1970. The book perfectly captured the angst of that time and prepared society for more changes to come.
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In Prison, The Passion That Drove A Yogurt-Maker To Arson Still Burns

The yogurt entrepreneur who set fire to his factory remains in prison, but he's in better spirits now. "He's dreaming again," says his wife.
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The Politics Hour - July 1, 2016

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C. Transportation Director Leif Dormsjo and Virginia Del. Marcus Simon (D-Fairfax).

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'Future Shock' Author Alvin Toffler Dies at 87

Toffler's warnings about 'information overload' and the accelerating pace of change in modern society made his seminal 1970 book a best-seller in the U.S. and around the world.

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