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Watergate: All The President's Men, But Women Too

This June marks the 40th anniversary of Watergate. While the scandal was dramatized memorably in Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein's book All The President's Men, and in the 1976 film of the same name. Kate Dailey of the BBC tells Weekends on All Things Considered guest host Laura Sullivan that women also played a vital role in a story that ultimately shattered Richard Nixon's presidency.
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Synthetic 'Bath Salts' An Evolving Problem For DEA

The compounds in the street drug known as "bath salts" aren't necessarily illegal, and they're constantly changing — allowing drug makers to stay one step ahead of law enforcement. So the Drug Enforcement Agency decided to make its own bath salts to better understand the drug.
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Corn Dries Up, Even As Farmers Try To Combat Heat

The heat and drought that brought much of Colorado Springs into danger has also hit the Midwest. Temperatures broke 100 degrees in the Great Plains, and the heat and lack of rain is endangering what was expected to be a bumper crop of corn. Host Scott Simon speaks with Tim Lenz, a farmer in central Illinois.

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