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Special Extended Weekend Edition Sunday, Sun., Sept. 11, 8 a.m.

We’ll capture the day’s events – from Ground Zero to the Pentagon with our correspondents deployed across America and
around the world. Host Audie Cornish will be joined by NPR military, national security and political correspondents.

We will capture the names of victims as they are read in New York. From the Pentagon, NPR National Security Correspondent Tom Gjelten will revisit where he was when American Airlines flight 77 slammed into the heart of America's military headquarters. Morning Edition host Renee Montagne will be in Afghanistan and will be part of our coverage from there.


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100 Years Ago, 'New Republic' Helped Define Modern Liberalism

Robert Siegel speaks with The New Republic editor Franklin Foer about the new book Insurrections of the Mind, a collection of seminal essays from the magazine's first 100 years.
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Edible Packaging? Retailers Not Quite Ready To Ditch The Wrapper

To reduce waste, some enterprising companies are trying to roll out products that make the package part of the snack — edible packaging. But selling it to the retail market is trickier than it seems.
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Obama Gives New Details On America's Effort To Fight Ebola

The Obama administration's plan reportedly includes having the Department of Defense shift $500 million in funding to fight the Ebola epidemic
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The Kaypro II: An Early Computer With A Writer's Heart

Commentator Andrei Codrescu remembers the first word processor he had — the Kaypro II in the 1980s. Its inventor, Andrew Kay, died August 28, at the age of 95.