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It's Not a Junk Drawer. It's An Archive Of An Interesting Life

When spring emerges, it's time to clean, but one place might get a pass: the junk drawer. Consumer psychologist Kit Yarrow says maybe that's OK.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Daniel Genis, 'Seymour' Documentary And Norman Blake

Genis, who served 10 years in prison for armed robbery, writes about prison life; John Powers reviews Seymour: An Introduction; Bluegrass musician Norman Blake releases an album of original songs.
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Transcript: NPR's Interview With Chief Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erekat

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent remarks regarding a Palestinian state. Read an interview transcript.
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Transcript: NPR's Interview With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep on the heels of a win for Netanyahu's Likud Party in parliamentary elections this week. Read a transcript of the interview.
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Dad To Son: 'Live With Hands Unfolded ... Release Your Gifts To World'

Fourth-grader Aiden Sykes asks his father, Albert, some of the heavy questions on his mind and gets some meaningful words in return. "My dream is for you to live out your dreams," Albert tells him.
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The Truth About Humanitarian Work: High Ideals Vs. Hard Realities

In this week's For the Record, we meet three humanitarian aid workers: one confronting the Ebola crisis, another trying to educate Syrian refugees and another who's stepped back from field work.
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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Better Call Saul,' James McMurtry And America's Test Kitchen

Better Call Saul's co-creator talks about the prequel to Breaking Bad; critic Ken Tucker reviews McMurtry's new album Complicated Game; America's Test Kitchen has a new vegetarian cookbook.
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Former Security Guard Reflects On What He Lost One Fateful Night

In 1990, Rick Abath was tricked into letting thieves into Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. They stole half a billion dollars in artwork — the biggest art theft in history.
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Inspired By Monks, A Writer Embraces His Life Of Solitude

Fenton Johnson says that while alone, people can "find the richest possible ways of being in the world." He's lived alone for more than 20 years. His Harper's article describes his pursuit.
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Fresh Air Remembers Pioneering Documentary Filmmaker Albert Maysles

Maysles and his late brother David made the 1976 film Grey Gardens, a study of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' relatives who lived in squalor in their decaying mansion. He died last week at age of 88.

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