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The Future Of The Past: Museums Digitizing Collections (Rebroadcast)

Kojo talks with thought leaders at the Smithsonian Institution about the future of museums and the practical challenges of digitizing the past.

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Tech Tuesday: Preserving Family History (Rebroadcast)

Our most precious family history --old letters, home movies, photo albums--often end up in basements or attics--the worst possible place to preserve these materials. We explore high and low tech ways to protect and store family memorabilia, and the smartest way to migrate different materials to digital formats.

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"Miss Manners Minds Your Business:" Etiquette In The Workplace (Rebroadcast)

Whether you're a cubicle dweller or occupy a corner office, proper protocol in the office has changed drastically in recent years. Enter Miss Manners, aka Judith Martin, who takes on everything from email etiquette to office dress codes in a new book.

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The International Disability Treaty

The Americans with Disabilities Act served as the model for an international treaty. But while 138 countries have ratified the treaty, the U.S. has not. Two State Department officials join us to discuss the leadership role they hope the United States can continue to play on the issue.

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Alan Weisman: "Countdown"

In "The World Without Us," journalist Alan Weisman explored what would happen to our planet if we were no longer living on it. Kojo talks to Weisman about his urgent and, ultimately, hopeful journey.

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Understanding Nelson Mandela's Legacy

Kojo explores the events that made the end of apartheid one of the most powerful triumphs for human rights in the 20th century.

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Gregg Easterbrook: "The King Of Sports"

The author of a new book on sports says football is in serious need of reform. From low graduation rates among college players to harmful concussions: what it will take to clean up America's game.

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The Movement To Reform Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Earlier this year, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced plans to reform federal guidelines for mandatory minimum sentences. We examine the movement for sentencing reform and where it's likely to go in the immediate future.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Looking Back

We'll celebrate Thanksgiving this week by "Looking Back" on some of our favorite Metro connection stories about our region's history.

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Ongoing Rollout Challenges For The Affordable Care Act

Two days after the administration's deadline for fixing Healthcare.gov, Diane and her guests get an update on the federal website for health insurance shopping, other rollout challenges and political risks for both parties going forward.

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