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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Missouri is one of the closest battleground states in this election. On States of the Union, find out about the issues Show-Me State voters will be thinking about when they cast their ballots on Nov. 4. Also: Underreported looks into the top censored stories of the past year. Plus, we talk dance! Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon shares his hopes for the future of dance in America; we also pay tribute to the late Antony Tudor.

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Antony Tudor and Christopher Wheeldon

Antony Tudor: Genius of 20th-c. Dance

Choreographer Antony Tudor is considered one of the geniuses of 20th-century dance. Kevin McKenzie, artistic director of the American Ballet Theatre, talks about the ABT’s "Tudor Centennial Celebration," happening Oct. 21-Nov. 1 at New York City Center.

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Christopher Wheeldon, Groundbreaking Choreographer

Christopher Wheeldon has been called ballet’s hottest choreographer; he’s choreographed more than 30 ballets in 5 years. He talks to Leonard about his work, his influences, and his hopes for the future of dance in America.

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Christopher Wheeldon will be in conversation
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States of the Union: Missouri

Missouri is one of the closest battleground states in the presidential election, and we find out which issues the candidates are talking about when they campaign in the Show-Me state. Plus, a look the race for governor. Jo Mannies covers regional politics for the St. Louis ...

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Underreported: Censored Stories of 2007-08

There are plenty of major news stories you probably didn’t hear or read about in the last year – like the fact that the Iraqi death count reached 1 million, and US-backed militarism is resurgent in Latin America. Hear about the top censored stories of the past year.

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