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T.J. Raphael

Takeaway Digital Content Editor

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Today's Takeaways: Stories From Our Listeners

Friday, November 28, 2014

This episode of The Takeaway podcast is a special day-after-Thanksgiving show that features true listener stories.

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Today's Takeaways: A Thanksgiving Day Special

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving from The Takeaway! This episode are just a few of our staff favorites from the past year.

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Thanksgiving Movie Trivia Quiz

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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This week, communities across the country will celebrate Thanksgiving. If you need to pass the time in between family photos and the big meal, take our Thanksgiving movie trivia quiz.
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Rebuilding Community Trust in Ferguson

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A city reeling from pain is forced to look forward. But how do you build a bridge between officials and a community that is so angry and so disenchanted with their leadership? 

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A New Secretary of Defense, a New Military Strategy?

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The departure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel comes as America's war strategy in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan is in the midst of total upheaval.

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Democracy on Fire in Ferguson

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A grand jury that was deliberating the fate of Ferguson officer Darren Wilson decided not to indict him for 18-year-old Michael Brown's shooting death.

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Why It's So Hard to Indict a Police Officer

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

When it comes to police shootings, few officers are ever indicted, much less convicted. Is it time to change the law? 

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Uncertainty Swirls in Ferguson

Monday, November 24, 2014

In Ferguson, Missouri, the mood is tense ahead of a grand jury decision on whether officer Darren Wilson will be indicted for the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. 

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Resigns

Monday, November 24, 2014

After less than two years on the job Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has stepped down amidst growing pressure from the Obama Administration.

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The Sixteen-Sided Woman

Monday, November 24, 2014

Shirley Mason, a psychiatric patient whose story was fictionalized in the 1976 movie "Sybil," prompted a spate of multiple personality diagnoses—some fed by hysterics more than truth. 

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Thanksgiving: What It Means for Native Americans

Monday, November 24, 2014

Suzan Shown Harjo is dedicated to preserving and reminding the U.S. that the native peoples of North America are a living part of American culture.

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Canada Makes the Case for the Keystone XL

Monday, November 24, 2014

The Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. weighs in on the potential costs, gains and environmental impacts of the Keystone XL pipeline and the pursuit of energy independence.

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Remembering D.C. Mayor Marion Barry

Monday, November 24, 2014

Mayor Barry, who died Sunday at the age of 78, leaves behind a complicated legacy. He faced personal scandals, but he's also remembered as a trailblazing civil rights leader.

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The Sporkful's Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving

Monday, November 24, 2014

Are you a missionary or a martyr? Dan Pashman, host of The Sporkful podcast, shares his favorite tips for hosting Thanksgiving.

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Iran Deadline for Nuclear Talks Postponed

Monday, November 24, 2014

Negotiations with Iran, which are expected to resume in seven months, center on how much nuclear fuel Iran can produce and what kind of sanctions relief they'll receive.

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News Quiz | Week of Nov. 21, 2014

Friday, November 21, 2014

Be smarter than your pals. Prep your dinner party factoids. Gauge your knowledge about what happened this week, as heard on The Takeaway.

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Better Than Buffy: A Girl Vampire Takes Iran

Friday, November 21, 2014

Part spaghetti western and part horror film, "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night" is a new movie about an Iranian vampire that takes pride in defying expectations.

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Mexico's Dia de la Revolución Turns Into Day of Violent Protest

Friday, November 21, 2014

Yesterday, the 104th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution became a moment of violent national protest—demonstrators threw Molotov cocktails and police responded with tear gas.

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Is America Finally Taking Rape Seriously?

Friday, November 21, 2014

When Bill Cosby first faced rape allegations in 2005, they hardly tarnished his career. Now he's being dropped by networks. What's changed? 

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Immigration & A Changing America: Your Conversation

Friday, November 21, 2014

President Obama finally announced his long-expected executive action on immigration. The politicians have had their say—how do you feel about the plan? Join the discussion here.

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