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TED Radio Hour

The “TED Radio Hour” is hosted by Alison Stewart. The “TED Talks” series of speeches serve as a starting point for sound-rich radio programs that explore themes like “The Pursuit of Happiness” and “The Power of Crowds.” Various soundscapes are layered into and around the talks to help bring the themes to life. Plus, we’ll hear conversations with the original speakers about why an idea made waves or caused excitement.

Not My Job: We Ask The Choreographer Of 'The Lion King' About Lying Kings

We recorded the show in Rochester, N.Y., this week, which is home to the Garth Fagan Dance company. We'll ask acclaimed choreographer Garth Fagan three questions about really deceitful people.

Migrants Work To Hold Onto Latin Food History In Gentrifying D.C. Neighborhood

A restaurant in Washington D.C. that has long been a haven for Central American immigrants is adapting to gentrification in the neighborhood.

Bitter And Contested Elections In America's History

Presidential historian at Vanderbilt University Thomas Schwartz discusses the history of peaceful transfers of political power in American presidential elections, going back more than 200 years.

TIMELINE: AT&T's Merger With Time Warner Follows Decades Of Industry Deals

The $85.4-billion merger of a telecom and a media giants is the latest in the web of consolidation, spurned offers and spin-offs that are increasingly interlinking the two industries.

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