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'Let's Navigate This Brave New World Together'

Michel Martin introduces her award-winning commentary "Can I Just Tell You" to weekend All Things Considered. In this installment, she reflects on her life, and her career in journalism.
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Boyhood Encounter With UFO Inspired Art That Soared Around The World

Romanian-born artist Ionel Talpazan lived on the streets of New York, making art that eventually hung in fine galleries from San Francisco to France. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on his vivid work.
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Week In Politics: Oregon Shooting, And The Competition For Speaker

Regular commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times discuss President Obama's remarks on the Oregon school shooting, and the leadership race in the House.
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Why Women's Sports Get So Little Attention

As the WNBA finals approach, NPR commentator Frank Deford explains why — Serena Williams aside — women's professional sports are not as popular as men's.
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In Islamabad, Ancient Meets Modern As Farm Animals Come To Town

Pakistan's modern capitol has wide highways and shiny shopping malls — and now thousands of farm animals, brought to the city for sacrifice on one of the most important Islamic holidays, Eid al-Adha.
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Pope Francis Moves Believers And Skeptics Alike

Pope Francis is popular, both among Catholics and more generally. "You don't need to agree" with the pope's words, says NPR's Scott Simon, "to feel his open heart."
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Week In Politics: Boehner's Resignation, And Pope's Sermon On The Hill

Political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times discuss Speaker John Boehner's decision to resign from Congress, as well as the pope's visit.
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Yogi Berra, The Ultimate In Athletic Americana

Yogi Berra died Tuesday at age 90. The Hall of Fame catcher is part of our culture in ways that other great athletes never manage. To mark his passing, Morning Edition airs this encore from 2005.
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Too Many Sports Columnists Being Cut From The Team

Baseball used to be a newspaper game, says commentator Frank Deford. Now, sports are equal parts television and fantasy.
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Keeping Loved Ones' Holiday Recipes Alive, Long After They've Left The Table

NPR's Marc Silver lost his mother-in-law in 2005. But she remains a presence at family meals this Jewish holiday season, through his dogged trial-and-error attempts to re-create her favorite treats.

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