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This Week On Metro Connection: Wisdom

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We're off in search of wisdom on this week's program. We'll talk with Washingtonians young and old about lessons learned and knowledge gleaned from life's daily challenges. Plus, we'll hear about a new project that's recording the wisdom of local gardeners. And we'll meet folks who are questioning the conventional wisdom about the size of the American home.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Wise" by Panik from The Unlikely Hero]


'Steve Jobs': As Ambitious As Its Title Character

Danny Boyle's new biopic, Steve Jobs, is a look at the man who made Apple mean computers, not fruit. NPR film critic Bob Mondello says it's an invigorating story told in three acts of crisis.

Could A Mushroom Save The Honeybee?

The bees that pollinate crops are on the brink of collapse. One big reason why: a virus-carrying mite. Now, researchers think a rare fungi could boost bees' immune system and attack the mite itself.

'Quartet' Member: Nobel Peace Prize Is 'Very Important For Tunisia'

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Wided Bouchamaoui, president of the Tunisian Employers' Union, and a member of the National Dialogue Quartet in Tunisia, about winning the Nobel Peace Prize Friday.

Volkswagen Faces Uphill Battle In Repairing Tarnished Reputation

Volkswagen faces two enormous repair jobs: fixing its polluting diesel cars and its battered reputation. Both may be much harder to fix than anything other scandal-plagued car companies have faced.

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