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Rock Creek Park Celebrates 125 Years

Rock Creek Park turns 125 this year, and the National Park Service is hosting a number of hikes and talks celebrating the green oasis in the heart of Washington, DC. We explore the park and its wildlife through the seasons, as well as the challenges posed by stormwater runoff, invasive species, and pollution.

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Ringo Starr Cleaning House, Will Auction Beatles 'Stuff' For Charity

The Fab Four drummer is putting an original pressing of the White Album, a guitar once owned by John Lennon and one of his own Ludwig Oyster drum kits on the block.
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The Powerful Photos That Rocked Getty Images' First Instagram Grant

For many photojournalists, Instagram has become a "modern-day Polaroid camera" used to take quick snapshots of important issues — and visual media giants have taken notice.
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Brazil Enslaved

Slavery in Brazil lasted until 1888, longer than anywhere in the Americas. Its final years coincided with the rise of photography. A vast archive of images sheds light on the lives of enslaved women.
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Hirshhorn Director Melissa Chiu On The Museum's Vision Beyond D.C.

We speak with the Director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Melissa Chiu about the future of the museum, and why she embraces the art world well beyond DC's borders.

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How Photos Of Crisis Can Shape The Events They Represent

NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Kira Pollack, director of photography and visual enterprise at Time, about how iconic photos might affect the conversation about the events they have come to represent.
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Political Wills Battle Contributes To Budget Impasse In Illinois

Illinois is entering its fourth month without a budget. While there's a fight over ideology, it has also become a battle of wills — pitting the Republican governor against the state House speaker.
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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation" (Rebroadcast)

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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Tony Gleaton: Photographing The African Story Across The Americas

Tony Gleaton left a budding career in fashion photography to travel across continents, taking pictures of landscapes and people of the Americas that had special meaning for the African diaspora.
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Capturing Campaign History In The Granite State

Associated Press photographer Jim Cole has covered every New Hampshire presidential primary since 1980. Now he's preparing for the 2016 primary.

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