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Transcript: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's Full NPR Interview

In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, the Iranian president discusses the landmark nuclear deal, prospects for resolving the crisis in Syria and issues of freedom of expression in Iran.
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Iran's President: 'Driving Out The Terrorists' Is Key To Syria's Future

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reaffirms his commitment to the nuclear deal and tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that Iran is willing to discuss Syria's future with the U.S. — only after ISIS is defeated.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Francis' Papacy; The 'Concert By The Sea'; Treating Breast Cancer

Journalist Paul Vallely discuses the reforms Pope Francis is making. Kevin Whitehead reviews Concert By The Sea by Erroll Garner's trio. A surgeon seeks to help women navigate breast cancer treatment.
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For Opera Powerhouse Dolora Zajick, 'Singing Is Connected To The Body'

The mezzo-soprano discovered opera as a 22-year-old pre-med student. She took "a crack at a singing career" and has been at the Metropolitan Opera for 25 years. Originally broadcast March 14, 2014.
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From Factory To Classroom: A Worker, A Student — And A Mother

Noramay Cadena left the factories where her parents worked to travel cross-country for school. Now with degrees from MIT, the engineer recalls her journey, with the daughter she raised along the way.
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Why Flock To The Papal Parade? Hope & Love Take Many Shapes

Thousands of people from around the country and the world gathered Wednesday in Washington, D.C., hoping to get a glimpse of Pope Francis. Here's why.

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'Fresh Air' Remembers: Jack Larson, Who Played Jimmy Olsen On TV's 'Superman'

Best known as the oft-kidnapped cub reporter on the original Superman TV show, Larson was also a poet, playwright and librettist. He died at his home Sunday. Originally broadcast in 1993.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Mary Karr On Writing Memoirs; A Minister Who Embraces Outsiders

Author Mary Karr discusses the faults of memory and the challenges of writing about loved ones. Lutheran minister Nadia Bolz-Weber preaches a Gospel of love to junkies, drag queens and outsiders.
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A First And Lasting Love, Long Before The World Would Let It Live

In her 20s, Glenda Elliott fell in love with a woman, well before the modern gay rights movement. Now 75, Elliott looks back on a shared love that couldn't be — and that she's cherished all her life.
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An Artist Worries: Will Motherhood Compromise Creativity?

Amanda Palmer is a songwriter, musician and performance artist. She's about to have her first child and she talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about the dueling demands of motherhood and art.

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