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In Chile, 'Marraqueta' Is The Daily Bread

This crusty bread likely originated with French immigrants of centuries past, but it's =become deeply entwined with Chilean identity, diet ... even language. Yet most people don't make it at home.
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In 'Ten Years,' A Dystopian Vision Of Hong Kong's Future Under China

The Hong Kong movie industry is best known for martial arts and crime thrillers, but this year's hottest film is a dark meditation on what Hong Kong could be like in 2025.
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From Cuba To The Capital — OAS Exhibit Opens Dialogue With New Generation

Cuban has had a frought relationship with the United States, but as the barriers fall, the work of a new generation of artists reflect their emergence from isolation.

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'Eleanor Amplified,' An Adventure Podcast For The Whole Family

Fresh Air producer John Sheehan discusses The Radio Adventures of Eleanor Amplified, a new comic podcast for kids featuring an intrepid radio reporter who foils plots and outwits crafty villains.
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Is There A Washington D.C. Accent?

Can a transient city like Washington D.C. have an accent? That's the question we set out to answer in the latest story in our What's With Washington project.

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Dine Like A Soviet Spy: Old KGB Haunt Opens Its Doors Again

Soviet-era movie stars, cosmonauts and, yes, intelligence agents once socialized at Aragvi over chicken tabaka and Georgian wine. Now the restaurant has reopened for regular diners.
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National Park Daguerreotypes Invite Viewers To 'Merge With The Land'

Photographer Binh Danh melds early photographic materials and timeless landscapes to produce ethereal images of national parks. He says it's his hope that viewers "see themselves in the picture."
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From 'Runt Of The Litter' To 'Liberal Icon,' The Story Of Robert Kennedy

Biographer Larry Tye says Kennedy wasn't always the "hot-blooded liberal" we remember today. The transformation wasn't a "flip-flop" he says; "he took things to heart in ways that few politicians do."
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Should PBS Have Shown Old Fireworks Footage In Its July 4th Show?

One commenter called it "the Milli Vanilli of fireworks"; another stated, "current mood: disbelieving moon landing."
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In The Queer Kitchen: 'Food That Takes Pleasure Seriously'

Writer John Birdsall firmly believes there is a queer aesthetic in modern food culture. He and other LGBT chefs discuss the role of sexual identity and race in the kitchen.

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