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Looking At How Greece's New Government Will Fare In Eurozone

As Greece's Syriza party takes charge, NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute For International Economics, about what this means for Greece and the Eurozone.
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Behind The Oscars, An Academy Lacking Variety

Membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are largely white, male and older than 60 years old. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Darnell Hunt of UCLA about how the lack of diversity affects their decisions.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Al Michaels, Review Of Sleater-Kinney's New Album, David Morris

Broadcaster Al Michaels talks about anchoring the Super Bowl; Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews Sleater-Kinney's latest album; Journalist David Morris talks about his book The Evil Hours about PTSD.
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Broadcaster Al Michaels Gets Ready To Provide 'Lyrics' For The Super Bowl

Michaels will anchor the Feb. 1 game between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots. He tells Fresh Air about falling in love with sports and the hardest sport to announce.
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From Wax Cylinders To Records, Saving The Sounds Of History

Many of the items in The British Library's vast collection of recorded sound are in danger of disappearing. Some just physically won't last much longer; others are stored in long-dead formats.
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Investigation Reveals Rampant Use Of Flashbang Grenades By Police

An investigation by ProPublica reports that says some police use flashbang grenades routinely with little training. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with reporter Julia Angwin about how and why this is happening.
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Celebrating A Year Of Big Breaks

The Weekends on All Things Considered series "My Big Break" is turning a year old this weekend. NPR's Arun Rath talks with producer Daniel Hajek about his experience making the series.
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Q&A: Eleanor Holmes Norton On D.C. Home Rule

Eleanor Holmes Norton has been the District's only voice in Congress for the past 24 years.
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How Orwell's 'Animal Farm' Led A Radical Muslim To Moderation

When Maajid Nawaz was 16 he joined a radical Islamist group. After four years in prison in Egypt, he decided to leave it. "I'm very, very lucky to have been able to get through it," he says.
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How The CIA Almost Lost A Key Informant

Beyond the Senate's recent revealing report, further details about the CIA's brutal interrogation of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed were uncovered recently by Dexter Filkins of The New Yorker.

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