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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Atticus Finch as a Racist: Listeners React

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

With the knowledge that Atticus Finch is racist in Harper Lee's new book, "Go Set a Watchman," we asked listeners their thoughts on the new book. 

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A Transgender Cast from Craigslist Shoots a Film on an iPhone

Monday, July 13, 2015

"Tangerine" is a thoroughly 21st century twist on the timeless friends-on-a-quest storyline. 

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For Many Inmates, Parole is a Game of Chance

Monday, July 13, 2015

Every day, 50 parole boards across the country, often made up of fewer than ten people, determine the fate of the tens of thousands of prison inmates eligible to be released on parole.

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Scott Walker Runs for President

Monday, July 13, 2015

The governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker, is the last of the anticipated Republican candidates to announce his run for the presidency. 

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European Leaders Reach Deal on Greek Debt Crisis

Monday, July 13, 2015

Liz Alderman, chief European business correspondent for our partner The New York Times, has the details.

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A Compound, A Cult, and Government Mistrust

Monday, July 13, 2015

The Retro Report documentary team explains how a government siege in Waco, Texas became a rallying cry for anarchists and extreme libertarians.

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Secret Network Helps Women Escape ISIS

Monday, July 13, 2015

A secret underground network, which includes informants living within ISIS territory, is helping to rescue hundreds of Yazidi women and girls from captivity.

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Tales From The Towers

Friday, July 03, 2015

This holiday weekend, we're exploring a special place that's come to represent an enduring symbol of patriotism and freedom in American culture: The World Trade Center.

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Meeting Amy

Thursday, July 02, 2015

With the documentary "Amy" out in theaters, Movie Date Podcast co-host Rafer Guzman shares his own memories of being one of the first American reporters to cover Amy Winehouse.

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Reconciling with a Confederate Heritage

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The renewed debate over the Confederate flag's place in modern America has made one Confederate soldier's great-grandson think hard about what he might say to his ancestors.

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Jihadists Target Egypt in Fierce Attack

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Coordinated assaults by terrorists affiliated with the self-proclaimed Islamic State have torn through Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.

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American Victory: Brandi Chastain on The Women's World Cup

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

In a match during the Women's World Cup on Tuesday, Team USA defeated Germany 2-0, a victory that moves them onto the finals. It was a game played with a breathtaking defense.

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Solutions for Saving Cyclists on Crowded City Streets

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Many cities have promoted bicycling for commuters and visitors. At the same time, the rise of e-commerce has sent more trucks into city streets, with dangerous consequences for cyclists.

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Global Refugee Crisis Reaches Historic High

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

The United Nations says there are roughly 60 million refugees and displaced persons worldwide—more than any other time in recorded history. 

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Illinois Faces Government Shutdown

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

The Illinois state budget expired at midnight on July 1, 2015. If the governor and the legislature refuse to make a deal, the state will face a government shutdown.

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Greeks Grapple With a Life Marred by Crisis

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Peter Charitopoulos moved to the U.S. from Greece with his family in 2011 after austerity measures made it impossible to find work in Greece.

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Republicans Block CDC Research on Gun Violence

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

In the immediate aftermath of the Charleston massacre, the House quietly rejected an amendment that would've allowed the CDC to study the underlying causes of gun violence.

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Chris Christie Enters the Race for 2016

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Today, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has announced that he's running for the Republican nomination for president of the United States.

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How The University of Phoenix Preys on Veterans

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The online graduation rate for University of Phoenix stands at just 7.3 percent, but the for-profit school has made more than $1 billion from veterans in the last five years.

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The Quick Fix That Isn't: Why Another Bailout Won't Save Greece

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

As economist Daniel Altman sees things, no short-term solution is going to fix the crisis in Greece—and he counts bailouts among those short-term solutions.

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