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What Will Be Hugo Chavez's Legacy?

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Weekends on All Things Considered host Jacki Lyden takes a look at the legacy of Hugo Chavez, the longtime president of Venezuela who died this week. Argentine journalist Andres Oppenheimer, a syndicated columnist for The Miami Herald, compares Chavez to former Argentine President Juan Peron, while Professor Eduardo Gamarra from Florida International University thinks Chavez came pretty close to continuing the work of Venezuelan revolutionary leader Simon Bolivar. Rory Carroll, a correspondent for The Guardian, recounts his memories of Chavez, who he profiled in his new book, Comandante: Hugo Chavez's Venezuela.
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Rita Dove: "Collected Poems: 1974 - 2004"

A conversation with Rita Dove, former U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winner.

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Frozen Food Fears: 4 Things To Know About The Listeria Recall

The FDA issued a massive recall of frozen fruits and vegetables this week. Here's what you need to know about the nasty bug that's causing all the problems.
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Back From The Breach: Moving The Federal Workforce Forward

A year after a massive cyber breach compromised the databases of the Office of Personnel Management, Kojo talks with OPM Acting Director Beth Cobert about her agency and key issues facing the federal workforce.

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Why Medical Error Is The Third Leading Cause Of Death In The U.S.

New research shows medical error is the third leading cause of death in the U.S., killing more than 250,000 people a year. Why there are so many mistakes, and what can be done to improve patient safety.

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