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Speechwriters Offer Advice To Romney For Thursday

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Republicans at the convention in Tampa Tuesday officially named Mitt Romney the GOP nominee for president. Former Clinton White House speechwriter Paul Glastris and former Reagan White House speechwriter Peter Robinson join NPR's Ken Rudin to discuss what Romney needs to do in his Thursday address.
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Colombia's La Momposina Sings A Tangled Social History

On this week's Alt Latino, we spend time with an album from Colombian singer Tot├│ la Momposina. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Felix Contreras about Tambolero.
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'Oleogustus' Is The Newly Discovered Taste, And Boy, Is It Bad

There's a new, sixth taste for humans: the taste for fat. But Rick Mattes of Purdue University tells NPR's Rachel Martin to think less yummy ice cream, more rancid food.
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Could Biden Catch Clinton In A White House Bid?

Host Rachel Martin speaks with William Pierce, executive director of the the Draft Biden PAC, about reports that the vice president is mulling a 2016 run.
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Despite Host Controversy, Amazon Takes A Chance On 'Top Gear'

The trio that made Top Gear the world's biggest car show will return to the small screen in a new show for Amazon Prime. The BBC canned one of its hosts last year after a fight with a producer.

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