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The Intersection Of Civil Rights History & The Space Program (Rebroadcast)

The rise of the American space program overlapped with the dawn of the civil rights movement in the United States. Many of NASA's first African-American employees worked to send humans into space while at the same time finding their place in the struggle for racial equality. Kojo explores this intersection in history.

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Rev. Barry Lynn: "God And Government" (Rebroadcast)

Rev. Barry Lynn has been a central player in the major church-state battles for decades. In his new book he revisits the issues that have defined his career like prayer in public school and reproductive rights.

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New Research On Teens, Toddlers and Mobile Devices (Rebroadcast)

One new study says teens spend nine hours a day using media. Another survey finds a surprising number of toddlers have their own iPad or smartphone. Diane and a panel of experts discuss the latest research on screen time and kids.

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Deborah Voigt: "Call Me Debbie: True Confessions Of A Down-to-Earth Diva" (Rebroadcast)

Deborah Voigt started singing as soon as she could talk. She eventually became one of opera's most sought after performers. But struggles with weight and addiction plagued her. A conversation with opera singer Deborah Voigt.

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Roger Angell: "This Old Man: All In Pieces"

Roger Angell, senior fiction editor of and longtime contributor to The New Yorker, discusses his latest book, "This Old Man: All In Pieces," a collection that includes commentary, letters, jokes and his reflections life in the 10th decade.

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A Conversation With Faith Leaders On Moral Leadership In Today's Political Climate

Religious leaders have grown increasingly alarmed by anti-Muslim rhetoric in the wake of terrorist attacks both here and abroad. Members of different faiths on moral leadership in today's political climate.

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The Best Movies Of 2015

It’s been a big year for movies – from “Star Wars” to quieter hits like “Brooklyn” and "Spotlight." And some critics point to encouraging progress for women and people of color in film. Three critics talk about the best movies of 2015.

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Analysis Of The Last Democratic Presidential Debate Of The Year

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley stake out their positions on critical issues facing the nation. Analysis of the last Democratic presidential debate of the year.

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New Reported Successes in Efforts to Reduce Suicide Rates

More than 40,000 Americans reportedly die by suicide each year. Some states and health systems are trying new approaches to reduce suicides and are reporting impressive results. We look at what methods seem to be working and why.

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Assessing Violent Threats Against Our Schools

The two largest school systems in the U.S. received terror threats this week, leading Los Angeles to keep nearly 700,000 students home. Diane and guests discuss assessing threats against our schools, and how to keep children safe without disrupting learning.

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