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BackStory

In Their Own Words

Friday, January 16, 2015

With the American History Guys

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The Takeaway

The Caribbean's History is the Key to its Freedom

Friday, December 19, 2014

A new book from a Caribbean historian argues that colonialism changed the very notion of freedom in the tiny nations of the Caribbean.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 398: His Other Family

Friday, October 24, 2014

Shirley Parrello speaks with former Marine Sergeant Kevin Powell, who was with her son Lance Corporal Brian Parrello when he was killed in Iraq in 2004.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 396: Pray for Me

Friday, October 17, 2014

Paul Braun, a Sergeant with the Minnesota Army National Guard, and his interpreter, Philip, remember working together in Iraq.

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BackStory

Together Apart

Friday, September 05, 2014

Together Apart

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BackStory

The Supreme Court and Civil Rights

Friday, June 27, 2014

With the American History Guys

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On Being

Vincent Harding — Civility, History, and Hope [remix]

Thursday, May 22, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] Vincent Harding with Krista Tippett

Thursday, May 22, 2014

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Radio Diaries

#13: The Day Nelson Mandela Became Nelson Mandela

Sunday, April 20, 2014

The moment Nelson Mandela really became Nelson Mandela was on April 20th, 1964 - fifty years ago today. It happened when he stood up in a stuffy South African courtroom and gave a speech.

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On Being

Grace Lee Boggs — Becoming Detroit: Reimagining Work, Food, and Community [remix]

Thursday, July 18, 2013

A Detroit you probably haven't seen in the news. It's a city of vigor — a place where neighbors are reimagining work, food, and the very meaning of humanity. To meet these people is to gain perspective on all of our work and imagine possibility.

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On Being

[Unedited] Grace Lee Boggs and Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 18, 2013

A Detroit you probably haven't seen in the news. It's a city of vigor — a place where neighbors are reimagining work, food, and the very meaning of humanity. To meet these people is to gain perspective on all of our work and imagine possibility.

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On Being

[Unedited] Wayne Curtis / Myrtle Thompson and Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 18, 2013

A Detroit you probably haven't seen in the news. It's a city of vigor — a place where neighbors are reimagining work, food, and the very meaning of humanity. To meet these people is to gain perspective on all of our work and imagine possibility.

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On Being

[Unedited] Gloria Lowe and Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 18, 2013

A Detroit you probably haven't seen in the news. It's a city of vigor — a place where neighbors are reimagining work, food, and the very meaning of humanity. To meet these people is to gain perspective on all of our work and imagine possibility.

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On Being

[Unedited] Richard Feldman and Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 18, 2013

A Detroit you probably haven't seen in the news. It's a city of vigor — a place where neighbors are reimagining work, food, and the very meaning of humanity. To meet these people is to gain perspective on all of our work and imagine possibility.

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The Takeaway

Transparency, Secrecy and Freedom: The History of Privacy and Democracy

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

As we learn more about the National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs and leaker Edward Snowden, The Takeaway is looking at freedom in America, and freedom's relationship to privacy. Jill Lepore, New Yorker staff writer and professor of American history at Harvard University, explores the relationship between privacy, government transparency and freedom in U.S. history.

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The Takeaway

Freedom: A Prison Librarian's Perspective

Monday, June 17, 2013

We’re only a couple weeks away from Independence Day, and in anticipation of our nation’s birthday, we’re looking at the concept of freedom. What is it? How did it come to be an American value? And what does freedom mean to Americans today? We begin our conversation with a man who has a unique perspective on freedom: Avi Steinberg, author of the memoir “Running The Books: The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian.”

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Radiolab

David Foster Wallace Tells Us About Freedom

Saturday, May 18, 2013

What do you get when you get a college diploma? To hear David Foster Wallace tell it, you get a muscle that will help you forever after — in shopping lines, overcrowded parking lots, in traffic jams. This muscle, he says, frees you when the world gets painfully dull.

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On Being

Vincent Harding — Civility, History, and Hope [remix]

Thursday, February 07, 2013

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[Unedited] Vincent Harding with Krista Tippett

Thursday, February 07, 2013

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The Takeaway

Slaves Freed 150 Years Ago Today

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

It's been 150 years since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Historian and novelist A.J. Verdelle talks about what this meant for the millions who were freed. 

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