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The Takeaway

The Politics of Religious Holidays & School Breaks

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Muslim-Americans campaigning for school days off on holy holidays got a victory in New York. Other communities have recently struck religious holidays from the calendar. Who's right?

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Getting Organized in the New Year

Friday, January 02, 2015

Associate Home Editor of Real Simple magazine Stephanie Sisco and founder of Apartment Therapy Maxwell Ryan discuss how to get organized for a fresh start in the New Year.

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Selected Shorts

James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 2: The Persistence of Memory, Continued

Thursday, January 01, 2015

James Joyce's portrait of a marriage in the conclusion of his classic story "The Dead."

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The Persistence of Memory: James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 2

Thursday, January 01, 2015

The conclusion of James Joyce’s classic story of family, memory, and lost love.

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Selected Shorts

James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 2: The Persistence of Memory

Thursday, January 01, 2015

James Joyce serves up Irish hospitality in The Dead.

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BackStory

Being Santa

Friday, December 26, 2014

With the American History Guys

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James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 1: Family and Friends

Thursday, December 25, 2014

James Joyce serves up a grand affair at the Misses Morkan.

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James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 1: Family and Friends, Continued

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Dinner is served at the Misses Morkan as James Joyce's "The Dead" continues.

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Family and Friends: James Joyce's "The Dead" Part 1

Thursday, December 25, 2014

James Joyce serves up Irish hospitality, music, and humor in turn-of-the-century Dublin.

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The Takeaway

Holiday Hack: The Science Behind Overeating

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

'Tis the season to stuff ourselves at the holiday dinner table and doze off. But there is a science behind what happens when we overeat and what you can do to make it to dessert.

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The Takeaway

Jolly Without Holly: How Non-Christian Families Navigate The Holidays

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

How do non-Christian parents who prefer to keep Christmas-free homes stick to their guns in a nation that's so in love with Christmas? Families of different faiths weigh in here.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

Christmas Hymns from the Bowery Mission in 1961

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

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In this tape, part of our collection of NYC field recordings from the 1960s, an audience of mostly homeless men at a Bowery Mission Christmas sermon are asked to stand and sing.
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The Takeaway

2014's Best Alternative Christmas Tunes

Friday, December 19, 2014

Studio 360 producer and Sideshow host Sean Rameswaram brings us the best alt-holiday music of 2014.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Hollywood 'Cowardice,' Alt-Christmas Music, A Journey With Cancer

Friday, December 19, 2014

The Takeaway explores what "The Interview" means for modern cyber warfare, we hear some of the best alternative Christmas songs, and we hear from the women of "Under Her Skin."

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The H Street Sledding Record

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The perfect family Christmas.

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Selected Shorts

Christmas in Qatar

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Calvin Trillin wants to go far far away for Christmas.

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Selected Shorts

Christmas Morning

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A poor mother tries to create a rich Christmas.

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Ho, Ho, Huh? Selected Shorts for Christmas

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Christmas spirit and a little Scrooge-ness from Calvin Trillin.

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Occurrence on the Six-Seventeen

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Grumpy commuters get Christmas spirit

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Celebrating Hanukkah with Deb Perelman

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Smitten Kitchen blogger and cook talks Hanukkah food: brisket, applesauce, and latke waffles!

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