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What China Can Teach The World About Successful Health Care

Friday, April 03, 2015

From free, universal care to for-profit hospitals, China has tried out radically different health care systems in the past 60 years. So what works — and doesn't work — for 1.3 billion people?

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Morning Edition

Longtime Couple Found That Clothes Didn't Make The Man

Friday, April 03, 2015

Vietnam veteran Sissy Goodwin has lived his life in a particular fashion for more than 40 years with his wife by his side supporting him. He says she taught him how to love himself.

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Chartered Waters: A Live Event From NPR Presents And WWNO

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Live Event From NPR Presents And WWNO Examines New Orleans School System

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The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi On Representation, Identity And The King Of Pop

Thursday, April 02, 2015

The Daily Show correspondent recalls the impact American brunch had on his Indo-Muslim upbringing, and the benefits of resembling Michael Jackson as a teenager.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 421: Beautiful Symmetry

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Jeff Wilson sits down with his former high school classmate Tammie Baird to talk about accidentally hitting her with his car in 1984. Also in this episode, remembering Susan Silverstone Darer.

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Fresh Air

Fresh Air Weekend: Graham Yost, Review Of Courtney Barnett, 'American Crime'

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Graham Yost stays true to writer Elmore Leonard while making the FX show Justified; Ken Tucker reviews Barnett's first full album; creator John Ridley and actor Benito Martinez discuss American Crime.

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Love + Radio

Thank You, Princess

Friday, March 27, 2015

Ceara Lynch has a ten year career as a self-described humiliatrix, catering to a wide variety of sexual fetishes over the internet, and gaining exposure to a unique part of the human psyche.

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Love + Radio

Thank You, Princess

Friday, March 27, 2015

Ceara Lynch has a ten year career as a self-described humiliatrix, catering to a wide variety of sexual fetishes over the internet, and gaining exposure to a unique part of the human psyche.

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Transcript: NPR's Interview With Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

Monday, March 23, 2015

Ghani spoke with Morning Edition host Renee Montagne.

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It's Not a Junk Drawer. It's An Archive Of An Interesting Life

Sunday, March 22, 2015

When spring emerges, it's time to clean, but one place might get a pass: the junk drawer. Consumer psychologist Kit Yarrow says maybe that's OK.

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Fresh Air

Fresh Air Weekend: Daniel Genis, 'Seymour' Documentary And Norman Blake

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Genis, who served 10 years in prison for armed robbery, writes about prison life; John Powers reviews Seymour: An Introduction; Bluegrass musician Norman Blake releases an album of original songs.

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Transcript: NPR's Interview With Chief Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erekat

Friday, March 20, 2015

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent remarks regarding a Palestinian state. Read an interview transcript.

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Transcript: NPR's Interview With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Friday, March 20, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep on the heels of a win for Netanyahu's Likud Party in parliamentary elections this week. Read a transcript of the interview.

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Morning Edition

Dad To Son: 'Live With Hands Unfolded ... Release Your Gifts To World'

Friday, March 20, 2015

Fourth-grader Aiden Sykes asks his father, Albert, some of the heavy questions on his mind and gets some meaningful words in return. "My dream is for you to live out your dreams," Albert tells him.

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The Truth About Humanitarian Work: High Ideals Vs. Hard Realities

Sunday, March 15, 2015

In this week's For the Record, we meet three humanitarian aid workers: one confronting the Ebola crisis, another trying to educate Syrian refugees and another who's stepped back from field work.

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Fresh Air

Fresh Air Weekend: 'Better Call Saul,' James McMurtry And America's Test Kitchen

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Better Call Saul's co-creator talks about the prequel to Breaking Bad; critic Ken Tucker reviews McMurtry's new album Complicated Game; America's Test Kitchen has a new vegetarian cookbook.

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Morning Edition

Former Security Guard Reflects On What He Lost One Fateful Night

Friday, March 13, 2015

In 1990, Rick Abath was tricked into letting thieves into Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. They stole half a billion dollars in artwork — the biggest art theft in history.

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Fresh Air

Inspired By Monks, A Writer Embraces His Life Of Solitude

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Fenton Johnson says that while alone, people can "find the richest possible ways of being in the world." He's lived alone for more than 20 years. His Harper's article describes his pursuit.

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Fresh Air

Fresh Air Remembers Pioneering Documentary Filmmaker Albert Maysles

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Maysles and his late brother David made the 1976 film Grey Gardens, a study of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' relatives who lived in squalor in their decaying mansion. He died last week at age of 88.

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Education May Be Priceless, But A College Degree Isn't

Sunday, March 08, 2015

The four college seniors participating in The Howard Project talk about how they're paying for college, how they make and spend their pocket money and what they expect in their financial futures.

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