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Hieronymus Bosch Died 500 Years Ago, But His Art Will Still Creep You Out

Known by some as "the devil's painter," Bosch depicted imaginary animals and souls being violently tortured. At least one critic believes he is the father of modern art.
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Telling The Story Of A Confederate Deserter In 'Free State Of Jones'

During the Civil War, a Confederate deserter led a band of poor farmers and escaped slaves to defy the Confederacy in Mississippi. Writer and director Gary Ross talks about Free State of Jones.
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Brexit: What's Race Got To Do With It?

Why did the U.K. just vote for something so economically disastrous? Some point to racial tension resulting from record levels of immigration within the EU.
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Marine Corps Misidentified Man In Iconic Iwo Jima Photo

Seventy-one years later, the Marine Corps acknowledged it misidentified one of the Marines in Joe Rosenthal's ironic flag raising image from Iwo Jima. The previously unknown Pfc. Harold Schultz of Detroit is the sixth man in the picture, service leaders confirm.
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Out Of Ashes, An Unwavering Resolve: 'That's The Legacy. We Never Ran Away'

Before the Orlando shooting, the deadliest attack on LGBT people in the U.S. happened at a New Orleans gay bar. Decades later, a pastor recalls the fire's brutal — but, somehow, hopeful — aftermath.
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Marines Confirm Decades-Old Case Of Mistaken Identity In Iwo Jima Photo

The iconic photograph, taken during one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, depicts Pvt. 1st Class Harold Schultz among others — not Navy Corpsman John Bradley, as was originally thought.
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Environmental Outlook: How Public Opinion Has Shifted On Climate Change And Why

For this month's Environmental Outlook: Surveys suggest public attitudes about climate change are often disconnected from education levels and scientific research. Please join us to talk about why we believe what we do on climate change and how money is shaping public opinion.

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Forgotten History: How The New England Colonists Embraced The Slave Trade

American slavery predates the founding of the United States. Wendy Warren, author of New England Bound, says the early colonists imported African slaves and enslaved and exported Native Americans.
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Officials Close Investigation Into 1964 'Mississippi Burning' Killings

Three young Freedom Summer activists were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan 52 years ago. At the time, no one was charged with murder, but since the case was reopened one man has been prosecuted.
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The Brexit Vote And What's At Stake For Europe And The US

British voters go to the polls on Thursday to decide whether or not to stay in the European Union: Join us to discuss what an exit vote could mean for the U.S., remaining EU members and the postwar structure of Europe.

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