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Todd Zwillich

Washington Correspondent, The Takeaway

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

If the Black Panthers Had Camera Phones

Monday, August 31, 2015

The Black Panther Party formed in response to police brutality against black Americans. What would've happened if the Panthers had other means to get their message across?

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Searching for The Next Tennis Superstar

Monday, August 31, 2015

With the start of the U.S. Open today, a new generation of tennis players are trying to make their mark as the generation of Serena Williams and Roger Federer fades.

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Takeaway Book Club: 'Between the World and Me' by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Saturday, August 29, 2015

A roundtable of Takeaway listeners discusses "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

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Takeaway Book Club: 'Between the World and Me'

Friday, August 28, 2015

A roundtable of Takeaway listeners discusses "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

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How Walmart Could Change the Gun Debate

Friday, August 28, 2015

The corporate giant says its move to no longer sell military-style rifles is simply a business decision. But what if corporate trends have the power to shift public attitudes?  

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Food Fight: How Chinese Spying Threatens U.S. Agriculture

Friday, August 28, 2015

After Chinese agriculture officials were caught spying, some FBI bureaus have made agriculture technology the number two most important security issue, second only to terrorism.

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Movie Date: Films to See and Avoid This Weekend

Friday, August 28, 2015

Kristen Meinzer, co-host of The Movie Date Podcast, discusses the thriller "No Escape," the coming-of-age drama "We Are Your Friends," and the Sundance hit "Grandma."

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Florida Lawmakers Play Politics With Voting Districts

Friday, August 28, 2015

Florida’s high court ruled that the legislature needs to redraw the state’s Congressional districts because they favored Republicans to heavily. But no resolution has been reached.

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Pushy Powerful Parents: The Home-School Lobby Under Fire

Friday, August 28, 2015

Home-schooling is on the rise across the country. Some states hardly regulate the practice, and one lobbying group hopes to keep it that way. 

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Do Good Fences Make Good Neighbors?

Thursday, August 27, 2015

To keep out migrants, Hungarian officials are building a wall along its border with Serbia, similar to what many U.S. presidential candidates hope to construct. But do such walls work? 

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How Companies Make Millions Off Lead Poisoning Victims

Thursday, August 27, 2015

A new investigation finds that predatory companies take advantage of poor, minority lead poisoning victims—including Freddie Gray and his family.

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The Virginia TV Shooting: Listeners React

Thursday, August 27, 2015

For some, the shooting hits close to home. For many, this event signals a need for gun control. Some of you admit that none of this is shocking to you. And many are feeling hopeless.

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Takeaway Book Club: 'Go Set a Watchman'

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Three Takeaway listeners from Massachusetts, South Carolina, and Utah weigh in on "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee. 

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Will There Ever Be Another Einstein?

Thursday, August 27, 2015

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity, we explore how a scientist becomes an icon. We also wonder whether it can ever be done again.  

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Wildfires Consume Washington State

Thursday, August 27, 2015

More than 250,000 acres are believed to be burning, a rare event that's breaking records in the state's history.

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Congress Wraps Up

Friday, July 31, 2015

A look at what's happening in Congress as it wraps up the session before its August break.

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'Happy Birthday To You' Might Finally Lose Its Copyright

Thursday, July 30, 2015

New evidence in a lengthy legal battle suggests the song should already be in the public domain. Get ready to hear the "real" birthday song at your favorite chain restaurant.

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Peace Talks Between Taliban and Afghan Government Postponed

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The announcement comes one day after officials confirmed the death of Taliban Supreme Leader Mullah Omar.

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A New Strategy to Fight HIV and AIDS

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The Obama Administration unveils its second national strategy on HIV/AIDS, but practitioners in Southern states, where half of new infections occur, worry it does not go far enough. 

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Cincinnati on Edge After White Officer Indicted in Murder of Black Driver

Thursday, July 30, 2015

A white University of Cincinnati police officer has been indicted in the murder of a black driver, raising tensions around the city.

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