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One Musician Says Bach's Music Has A Special Place In Easter

Guitarist Paul Galbraith makes the case that Johann Sebastian Bach's sonatas and partitas depict the life, death and resurrection of Christ with his eight-string guitar.
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Legalize All Drugs? The 'Risks Are Tremendous' Without Defining The Problem

In his Harper's piece, Dan Baum digs into the country's war on drugs. He says we have a long history of instating drug laws to demonize certain minority groups, but "Nixon brought it to a high art."
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Journalist Robert Cox Recalls Work During Argentina's Dirty War

President Obama paid tribute to the Argentines who suffered and died during the "Dirty War" starting in the 1970s. Among those he singled out for praise Thursday was journalist Robert Cox, then editor of the Buenos Aires Herald, who helped to reveal the disappearances, torture, and murder of leftists and others under the military junta. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Cox about his work during that period.
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Sing It Now: 'One A Penny, Two A Penny, Hot Cross Buns'

Many in the U.S. know this Easter treat mainly from song. But in the U.K. and many former British colonies (even the U.S.), they're big business.
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Legendary D.C. Jazz Club Bohemian Caverns Swings For The Last Time

One of the oldest jazz venues in the country — the D.C. club Bohemian Caverns — prepares to close its doors.
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Eggs Become Art To Celebrate Life's Rebirth

Cultures around the world decorate eggs to celebrate spring. Modern artists continue those traditions, reflecting the fragility and beauty of life.
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The Story Of Anacostia In Washington, D.C.

This spring, WAMU presents "Anacostia Unmapped," a project that invites people who live and work in the community to take us inside — to the beloved street corners of Anacostia and the changing ones.

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Manisha Sinha: "The Slave's Cause: A History Of Abolition"

A new history of the abolition movement that unearths stories of the men and women, blacks and whites who pushed this country to end slavery.

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Ship That Vanished 95 Years Ago Is Found

The maritime mystery is solved with the discovery of wreckage off the California coast. In 1921, the USS Conestoga's disappearance with its crew of 56 prompted a fruitless air and sea search.
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Reviving Heurich: A Historic Brew Retakes D.C.

Kojo hears the story of how a dedicated group of homebrewers and beer historians brought an original D.C. brew back into circulation.

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