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Is It Time For Food To Get Its Own Major Museum?

The U.S. has no major museum dedicated to food and drink, but a group of upstart foodies says it can change that. The first exhibition will feature technology that revolutionized breakfast cereal.
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Ending on a High Note: NSO Players Look Back

This summer the National Symphony Orchestra says goodbye to seven members, who collectively made 251 years of music with the group. Kojo sits down with three retiring NSO players to talk about music, memories and moving on.

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Diane Sawyer's 'World News' Departure Sets Off Big Changes At ABC News

As the veteran anchor steps away from ABC's flagship evening newscast, the network gives key duties to George Stephanopoulos — making the man who co-anchors its morning broadcast the face of ABC News.
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Kandinsky On A Plate: Art-Inspired Salad Just Tastes Better

Would a salad arranged like an abstract painting be more enjoyable and valuable to diners than a typical salad presentation? Psychologists tried to find that out.
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Michael Jackson, We Barely Knew You

Five years after his death, a new book about the King of Pop written by two of his former security guards provides a new look at the famous — and sometimes infamous — musician's life.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, June 25

You can attend two music festivals this week.
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'Star Wars' Museum Lands In Chicago

Filmmaker George Lucas has selected the Windy City to house his collection of art and movie memorabilia. San Francisco had also reportedly been in contention.
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'Freedom Summer' And 'The Watsons': Powerful TV About A Civil Rights Journey

This story in the "Book Your Trip" series features NPR TV critic Eric Deggans on two books turned TV shows about civil rights: PBS's Freedom Summer and Hallmark Channel's The Watsons Go to Birmingham.
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Book Review: 'No Country'

Alan Cheuse reviews Kalyan Ray's new novel, No Country. It's a family drama that crosses continents and time, from the U.S. to Ireland to India over 150 years.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, June 24

This week you can see two plays that take drastically different approaches to comedy.

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