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The Brian Lehrer Show

When Strangers Police Moms

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A writer talks about how her life was turned upside down when a stranger called the police after seeing her leave her child in the car.

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The Takeaway

Love and Marriage on Trial Before SCOTUS

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

A week from today, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges, the latest case to challenge a same-sex marriage ban.

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The Takeaway

Drew Holcomb on Life, Music and 'American Beauty'

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Folk rock musician Drew Holcomb jams with Takeaway Host John Hockenberry and talks about life, family, and growing up in the south. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

From A Family Guy Writer, A Look At A Fanatical Pageant Mom

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Emmy nominated writer/producer of Family Guy, Kirker Butler, discusses his new novel about a dominating pageant mom, Pretty Ugly.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

City Council Budget; Backfilling Charters; Ukraine Conflict; Losing Faith

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Backfilling charter schools; City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras; Google's EU troubles; historical context on the Russia/Ukraine conflict and one man's story about losing faith & family. 

The Takeaway

The Value of Childhood Freedom

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Neglect or nurture? A Maryland family's decision to "free-range" parent has set off a debate about parenting, risk, and the changing nature of childhood.

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The Takeaway

How Your Tax Dollars Subsidize Low Wages

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A new study finds that companies like Walmart and McDonalds often pay employees such low wages that many are driven to federal assistance programs to make ends meet.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 422: His Name Is Carl

Monday, April 13, 2015

Rebecca Greenberg recently came to StoryCorps with her mother, Laura, to hear about the characters Laura grew up with in Queens during the '50s. She also heard Laura's version of her parents' courtship. It only seemed fair to invite the family back so Rebecca's father, Carl, could tell his side of the story.

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The Takeaway

Send Us Your Ballpark Memories!

Friday, April 03, 2015

Next week, the 2015 baseball season will officially kick off. To celebrate America's pastime, we'll be talking to some unsung baseball heroes, but we also want to hear from you.

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The Takeaway

The Infant Mortality Health Crisis

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Infant mortality rates are two and a half times higher for black mothers than for white and Hispanic women. It’s even worse in the rural South.

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The Takeaway

The Takeaway Weekender: To Have or Not to Have Children

Saturday, March 28, 2015

This weekend, the Takeaway Weekender Podcast looks at family.

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The Takeaway

Childless, Proud and Happy

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Writer Meghan Daum joins us for an honest conversation about why many adults chose not to have children. 

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The Takeaway

Listeners Respond: Why I'm Childfree

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Takeaway listeners from around the country explain why they have decided to forgo parenting. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Reconciling With Her Sister's Murderer

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Jeanne Bishop, a criminal defense attorney, activist and author tells her very personal story of how she was able to forgive the person who murdered her sister.

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The Takeaway

A Long Search Over? Ohio Breaks Open Seals of Secrecy for Adoptees

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Starting last week, people in Ohio adopted between 1964 and 1996 could file to receive their original birth certificates, and with them, a piece of their own histories. 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Conversations on Family, Health and War

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Takeaway explores a new initiative on birth records in Ohio, the hard decisions faced by people with a high risk of cancer, and the emotional toll of war for U.S. veterans.

The Takeaway

I Never Want Kids. I'm Not Sorry.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Selfish, shallow, and self-absorbed: that's how a lot of adults get pegged for their decision to forego parenthood. Not so fast. Our listeners weigh in on being childless by choice.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Family Secret in the Mirror

Monday, March 23, 2015

Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz tells the story of her discovery of a huge family secret in her documentary "Little White Lie."

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The Takeaway

Final Take: My Kids Are Not Synthetic

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Takeaway Host John Hockenberry reflects on the controversial comments made by Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce about in vitro fertilization.

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The Takeaway

Pushing Back Against Common Core

Monday, March 16, 2015

Students, parents and teachers are anxious as schools around the country embark on a new set of standardized tests as part of the Common Core standards.  

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