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Is Robin Thicke Just A 'Creepy Crooner'? The 'Shop' Guys Weigh In

From fireworks to singer Robin Thicke's new album falling flat, the Barbershop guys weigh in the week's happenings.
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Do We Celebrate Independence Day Too Early?

The Fourth of July is a time for firing up the grill and fireworks. But historian Kenneth C. Davis says Americans celebrate it on the wrong day. It's Independence Day trivia, with host Michel Martin.
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As Supreme Court Term Ends, Journalist Examines Its Decisions

The Supreme Court term ended Monday. The New York Times correspondent and lawyer Adam Liptak talks with Fresh Air's Terry Gross about what the decisions reveal about the nine justices.
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At 50, The Civil Rights Act Creates 'Opportunities For All Americans'

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Michel Martin speaks with historians Charles Cobb and Taylor Branch about the legacy of the Act and what it accomplished.
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Actor Don Cheadle On His Career's Longevity, The Key To Success

Actor Don Cheadle is known for his roles in film and television. In this encore broadcast, host Michel Martin asks Cheadle if he's hit a career peak and how he'll know when to call it quits.
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'Drunk History' Serves An Educational Cocktail, With Comedic Twist

The show's creator, Derek Waters, is the first to admit that history can be pretty boring. But "if you can make someone laugh," he says, "you can secretly make them learn something."
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Facebook's Newsfeed Study: Was It Ethical Or A Violation Of Privacy?

In 2012, Facebook changed its users' newsfeeds without their knowledge for research. Host Michel Martin learns more about the study and why some people aren't happy about it.
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Kids Dealing With Negative Body Image? Don't Judge, Listen

For kids who worry about their weight or get teased about their looks, swimsuit season can be a challenging time. Tell Me More's parenting panel discusses how to talk children about body image.
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What The Supreme Court Rulings Mean For Unions, Religious Freedom

Host Michel Martin speaks with Supreme Court correspondent David Savage, and labor economist Steven Pitts about the high court's rulings on public employee unions and contraception.
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To Get Kids To Save Their Summer Money, Turn To 'Simple Lessons'

How can parents prevent children from squandering their hard-earned summer cash and save some for the future? Michel Martin gets some tips from financial guru Alvin Hall.

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