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Leslie Maitland: "Crossing the Borders of Time: A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed" (Rebroadcast)

A daughter tells the story of her mother's escape from the Nazis in World War II and what became of the love she left behind in France.

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Colin Powell: "It Worked For Me: In Life and Leadership"

Retired four star general and former Secretary of State Colin Powell reflects on life lessons and the controversies he faced in the months before the U.S. war in Iraq.

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ATF Bureau Honors First African-American Officer Killed In Line Of Duty

As a law enforcement officer in the post-Reconstruction South, William Henderson Foote faced more difficulty doing his job than most. Members of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms honored Foote, who was killed in the line of duty, this week.

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ATF Bureau To Honor First African American Slain In Line Of Duty

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobbaco and Firearmswill today honor the first black member of its team that was killed in the line of duty

NPR

How Teddy Saved Football

Football is a violent game, but a century ago it used to be a lethal pastime. NPR's Tom Goldman explains how President Teddy Roosevelt stepped in and forced the establishment of new rules that made the game safer.
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Middleburg Battlefield To Be Preserved

Middleburg Battlefield, which contains a Civil War-era former tavern and blacksmith's cottage, is being preserved under a public-private partnership.
NPR

If You Don't Know The Name Horst Faas, Look At This

You don't have to know anything about him, or even the Vietnam War, to be stirred by the power of his photos.
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Robert Caro: The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson (Rebroadcast)

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Caro has spent nearly four decades researching and writing about President Lyndon Johnson. His fourth book on the LBJ, "The Passage of Power," follows Johnson from 1958 to 1964. Lyndon Johnson was...

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National Archives And Big Broadcast Talk About Impact Of Radio In The '40s

Ed Walker, host of the Big Broadcast, will present a program that discusses life in the 40s and how radio impacted and enriched those lives.

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