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White House Sorts Out Syrian Chemical Weapons Allegations

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Our understanding of who did what — if anything — with chemical weapons in Syria is no clearer today than it was a week ago. That's when President Obama said while there is evidence of chemical weapons use in Syria, there is none pointing to who is responsible. For more information, David Greene talks to Gary Samore, former coordinator for weapons of mass destruction at the White House. He is now the executive director of Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 4, 2015

You can see two exhibits and rub elbows with the artists behind the work.
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The Surprising Roots of Barbecue

We speak with culinary historian Michael Twitty about the roots of familiar southern dishes in African and Native American food traditions.

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President Obama's Iran Speech

Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb joins us to discuss the parallels between JFK's nuclear disarmament speech fifty years ago and President Obama's speech on the nuclear deal with Iran.

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Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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