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Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, July 5

Paris Opera Ballet, the Castleton Festival and Ansel Adams.

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August 'Snow-Storm' Brought Devastation To D.C.

Washington, D.C., in the 1830s was a city of ferment. Free blacks were moving in, eventually outnumbering the city's slaves — a development that made whites very nervous. Those tensions came to a head in the now-forgotten race riot of 1835, an episode detailed in author Jefferson Morley's new book.
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Meet Al Black: Florida's Prison Painter

When the officials at a Florida prison realized who Al Black was, they gave him a paintbrush and the walls as a canvas.
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Jimmy Fallon's Tribute To Neil Young

Fallon talks with Terry Gross about listening to the radio and doing impressions of people like Neil Young.
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Down Home With The Neelys For A 4th Of July BBQ

Food Network stars Pat and Gina Neely first met at the age of 15. It was a boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl back 10 years later kind of story. But the fairy tale didn't end there. Host Michel Martin gets the secrets behind the Neelys' famous barbeque dishes, popular books and cooking show, and their passion-filled marriage.
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The Highwaymen: Segregation And Speed-Painting In The Sunshine State

Today, their paintings hang in the White House. But in the 1960s, they sold them, often still wet, from the trunks of their cars.

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