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Who Is This Man? A State Of The Re:Union Special

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech has become the shorthand of the Civil Rights movement. But we might never have heard it, if it were not for another man who's largely been forgotten by history: Bayard Rustin. In this program, we explore the life and legacy of Mr. Rustin, a black, gay, Quaker who brought Gandhian non-violent protest to the Civil Rights movement in America.


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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 14

You can check out a band from Chicago or see a solo show about a man whose brutal beating lit a city on fire.

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Saskawhat? A Novel Berry From Canada Takes Root On Michigan Farms

Some rookie farmers in northern Michigan are growing saskatoon, an imported shrub from Canada that looks like blueberry. They're also experimenting with it in the kitchen — in jams and pies.
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Maryland's Andy Harris Defends Move To Block D.C. Marijuana Bill

The Maryland Republican Congressman who moved to block a bill that would decriminalize marijuana in D.C. defended his actions and criticized the move to boycott businesses in his district, which includes popular tourist destination Ocean City.

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Looking For Free Sperm, Women May Turn To Online Forums

Bypassing commercial sperm banks, thousands are logging on to websites where women can connect with men at no cost. Anecdotes abound, but the scope of the unregulated activity is unclear.