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5 Statements On The Wrong Side Of History

History tells us that when speaking of America's future, perhaps it's a good idea to never say never — and never say always.
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Bernie Sanders Has Stuck To The Same Message For 40 Years

The senator has built his political career on decrying a rigged economy. NPR found audio dating back to 1976 that is nearly indistinguishable from 2015 when it comes to this message.
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Trump's Call To Bar Muslims Echoes Crises From The Past

With all the attention Donald Trump has had over the past six months, nothing has approached the worldwide furor he touched off by proposing a ban on all Muslims entering the U.S.
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The Supreme Court Considers Affirmative Action As Campus Protests Over Racial Bias Continue

The Supreme Court hears arguments for and against affirmative action. And on campuses across the country, students protest over racial bias continue. Join us to discuss diversity on campus and the ongoing struggle for inclusion, community and trust.

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Trump Statements On Muslim Immigration Recall Past Episodes Of U.S. Exclusion

In light of Donald Trump's statements on Muslim immigration, NPR recalls other national figures who advocated excluding ethnic, religious or political groups from entering or operating freely in the U.S.
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U.S., Cuba Begin Negotiating Billions Of Dollars In Financial Claims

The U.S. and Cuba begin talks on one of the thorniest issues between them: financial claims dating back to the Cuban revolution.
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12 Pranks Of Christmas Past

Time was, the merrymaking season was also a time for mischief-making.
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P.G. Or Prince George's? Kevin Durant's Sneakers Expose Generational Divide

Should "P.G. County" be considered offensive? Sneakers from Seat Pleasant, Maryland, native Kevin Durant exposed a generational divide, as explored Monday on The Kojo Nnamdi Show.

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Pearl Harbor: How 'A Date Which Will Live In Infamy' Almost Wasn't

On the anniversary of Pearl Harbor, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library is making public digitized versions of the president's speech drafts, revisions and audio files for the first time.

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The Difficult History Behind Woodrow Wilson

The former president is remembered for progressive views on the state, but his views on race were anything but. With his legacy at Princeton now disputed, historians weigh Wilson's complex history.

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