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The Leonard Lopate Show

How One Isolated French Town Saved 3,500 Jews during WWII

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A community of men and women living in the upper reaches of the Loire Valley offered sanctuary, kindness, solidarity and hospitality, knowing full well the consequences to themselves.

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FT Big Read

The making of a French jihadi

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The making of a French jihadi

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Future of Free Speech in America

Thursday, January 22, 2015

After Charlie Hebdo, American citizens and media institutions alike are reconsidering what "free speech" really means--and what it should mean. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

When Totally Free Speech Isn't Actually That Free

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Even as French leaders have spoken out in defense of free speech and in support of the satirical publication Charlie Hebdo, a French comic has been arrested for hate speech. 

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WNYC News

Upper West Side Bookstore Finds Eager Buyers for Charlie Hebdo

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Book Culture quickly sold all 100 of its copies of the French satirical publication's most recent edition.

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FT Big Read

French politics in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks

Friday, January 16, 2015

French politics in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks

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On The Media

Free Speech in France

Friday, January 16, 2015

Brooke speaks with Celestine Bohlen, a columnist for the International New York Times, about how the cries of double standards in France are competing with those of free speech for all. 

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Slate Political Gabfest

The Tom Hanks Went to Community College and So Should You Edition

Friday, January 16, 2015

Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the fallout from the French terrorist attack, whether Mitt Romney is really weighing a third presidential run, and Obama's ambition to make community college tuition free.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

France after the Islamist attacks

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

France after the Islamist attacks

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The Takeaway

Newsstands See Rush For Charlie Hebdo

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Charlie Hebdo usually prints just 45,000 copies. But after the terrorist attack on the magazine, five million copies of this week's issue have headed to newsstands throughout the world.

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The Takeaway

Al Qaeda Officially Lays Claim to Paris Carnage

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, an official of the Yemeni branch of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), has claimed responsibility for the attack on Charlie Hebdo.

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WNYC News

French Police Corner Shooting Suspects, who Take Hostage

Friday, January 09, 2015

Security forces streamed into a small industrial town near France's Charles de Gaulle airport. Schools in the area are on lockdown and residents are being asked to stay inside.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Le "Je Suis Charlie Hebdo" Édition

Friday, January 09, 2015

Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the murderous attack on a French satirical newspaper, the start of the new Congressional session, and the NYPD's recent work slowdown.

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On The Media

Charlie Hebdo's Raison D'Etre

Friday, January 09, 2015

Prominent French media critic Daniel Schneidermann on the Charlie Hebdo attack and the legacy of the paper's boundary-pushing cartoons. 

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On The Media

On "Je Suis Charlie"

Friday, January 09, 2015

After the massacre at Charlie Hebdo, there have been cries of "Je Suis Charlie" in solidarity with the murdered cartoonists. But do journalists have a share in this bravery?

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The Takeaway

French Terrorists Armed and Trained In Syria

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Muslims account for ten percent of France's population but politicians refuse to have a debate about Islam's role. Will that change after Wednesday's attack? 

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Europe's budget wrangles

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Europe's budget wrangles

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Sarkozy returns to frontline politics

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Sarkozy returns to frontline politics

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PRI's The World

No matter where in the world you are, opting out of childhood vaccines can be a catastrophic choice

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The new NOVA special, "Vaccines: Calling the Shots," explores the lingering global resistance to vaccination campaigns. Case studies from around the world explain just how bad the impact can be when groups opt out of childhood shots.

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PRI's The World

Quirky French tennis star Gaël Monfils is wowing crowds at the US Open

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Tennis experts agree that French tennis star Gaël Monfils has serious game. But Monfils appears to be as much of an entertainer as he is a player. Even as he heads to the quarterfinals against Roger Federer, it's his antics and on-court dancing that seem to endear him to the crowds.

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