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Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

The Alt-Right, Racialized Web Harassment, The Great Ice Cream Cone Debate

Friday, August 26, 2016

On today's show: A look at Hillary Clinton's latest attack on Donald Trump; the harassment campaign against actress Leslie Jones; whether sugar cones or wafer cones are better.

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The Earth Next Door: What You Need to Know About Proxima B

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Astronomers announced Wednesday that they had detected an Earth-like planet, Proxima B, in our neighboring solar system.

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Zika Fight: GMO Mosquitoes Spark Calls for Referendum in Florida

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Residents of Key Haven, Florida, aren't happy that their community has become a testing ground for genetically modified mosquitos. But such mosquitos may stop the spread of Zika.

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California Fights for Voting Rights for Disabled People

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Ahead of the 2016 election, one California non-profit is fighting to make sure people with disabilities can keep or regain the right to vote.

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An Attack on Progress at American University in Afghanistan?

Thursday, August 25, 2016

On Wednesday, the American University in Afghanistan, thought to be of the major successes of America’s long presence in the country, came under attack by militants.

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Liquor Bans: The Solution to Alcohol Problems on Campus?

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Stanford has banned hard alcohol at parties after Brock Turner blamed campus culture for his sexual assault. But is a ban truly the most effective policy to curb excessive drinking?

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Child Soldiers, Alcohol and Assault on Campus, Life in the 'Goldilocks Zone'

Thursday, August 25, 2016

On today's show: What the U.N. is doing to help children forced into combat; tackling rape and drinking on campus; the discovery of an Earth-like planet in a neighboring solar system.

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Peace in Columbia and the Deal that Made the Difference

Thursday, August 25, 2016

After 52 years of fighting, the oldest war in the Americas has come to an end: Columbia's government and FARC rebels have reached a peace deal.

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What The Infamous Attica Riot Teaches Us About Prisons Today

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

In September 1971, nearly 1,300 prisoners took over the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York. What ensued was one of the bloodiest prison encounters in U.S. history.

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A Mother's Horror, A Prison Uprising, Protesting With Against Me!

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

On today's show: A woman whose son died fighting for ISIS shares her story; a look back at the 1971 Attica prison riot; Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace on protest music for the election.

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Why Some Liberals Say It's Time to Shut Down the Clinton Foundation

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The Clinton Foundation continues to come under fire from the GOP, but now some on the left argue that Hillary Clinton must shutter the organization if she wants to win in November.

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Corporate Conflict for a Billionaire Presidential Candidate

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Most presidents put their money in blind trusts while in office to avoid conflicts of interest. Donald Trump says his children would run his operations if he's elected.

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John Krasinski on Crafting Characters from Behind the Camera

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

John Krasinski is giving directing another shot in a new feature film, "The Hollars." Krasinski also stars in the film with Anna Kendrick, Charlie Day, Margo Martindale, and others.

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Writing the President, Moon Discoveries, Actor John Krasinski

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

On today's show: A creative writing initiative addressing the next president; the next phase of lunar exploration; actor John Krasinski on his new film, "The Hollars."

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Turkey Faces New Terror Threats with Suicide Bombing at Wedding

Monday, August 22, 2016

Unrest continues in Turkey as the nation faces a scene that feels all too familiar. 

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U.N. Finally Admits Blame in Haiti Cholera Outbreak

Monday, August 22, 2016

After nearly six years and at least 10,000 deaths, and hundreds of thousands fallen ill, the UN has acknowledged its role in causing the cholera outbreak in Haiti.

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Understanding Identity Politics in Trump Country

Monday, August 22, 2016

The truth is that there is no clear picture of a Trump supporter. 

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Remembering the Legacy of Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion

Monday, August 22, 2016

On August 21st, 1831, the south's most violent slave rebellion unfolded over a 48 hour period in Southampton County, Virginia.

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Trump Country, Raging Fires, Nat Turner's Rebellion

Monday, August 22, 2016

On today's show: Following Trump supporters around the United States; how the government is fighting wildfires around America; the 185th anniversary of Nat Turner’s rebellion.

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Portland Tests Disaster Response for Massive Quake

Monday, August 22, 2016

Experts say that the West Coast is due for a massive earthquake. To prepare for this inevitable disaster, this summer officials across the Pacific Northwest simulated disaster responses.

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