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The Takeaway

An Inside Look at Life in Iran

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The images of Iranians chanting "death to America" don't reflect the fast changing culture of a country eager to mend ties with the West. 

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Slate Political Gabfest

The Chicken in Every Burrito Bowl Edition

Friday, April 17, 2015

Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the newly launched presidential campaigns of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican contender Marco Rubio. They also talk about the recent action by Congress over the Obama administration

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The Takeaway

Congress & The Iran Deal: Set To Act or Acting Up?

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Iran Nuclear Agreement Act, introduced today and co-sponsored by Sen. Robert Menendez, would set limits on the Obama Administration's power to negotiate with Iran. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Language of the Iran Deal

Monday, April 13, 2015

A look at the English and Farsi versions of the Iran nuclear deal.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Hillary Clinton Announces; Opting Out of State Tests; The Great Migration

Monday, April 13, 2015

Hillary Clinton's presidential plans; the Iran deal in Farsi and English; opting out of standardized tests; Puerto Rico's 1950 rebellion; art and oral history from the Great Migration.

WNYC News

A Complex Iran, in Film

Friday, April 10, 2015

"About Elly" focuses on a group of college friends who are spending a fun weekend at the beach that turns into a tale of deception and the struggle between modernity and tradition.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Iran and Saudi Arabia wage proxy war in Yemen

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Iran and Saudi Arabia wage proxy war in Yemen

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Risking Their Lives For a Dance Company in Iran

Thursday, April 09, 2015

A film about Afshin Ghaffarian, who risked his life in Iran to form a dance company.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

President Obama and the Iran Deal

Monday, April 06, 2015

Edward-Isaac Dovere, a senior White House reporter for Politico, discusses the latest on the Iran deal and other important politics you may have missed over the weekend.

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The Takeaway

The Iran Nuclear Deal: Former Hostage Speaks Out

Friday, April 03, 2015

Don Cooke was one of the 52 Americans held hostage at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran for 444 days. Today on The Takeaway, he shares his unique perspective on the Iranian nuclear deal.

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Slate Political Gabfest

The "So, Who Can You Discriminate Against?" Edition

Friday, April 03, 2015

Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the Obama Administration's nuclear deal with Iran, the controversial "religious liberty" law in Indiana, and the retirement of Sen. Harry Reid.

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The Takeaway

Iran's Nuclear Program and the Balance of Power in the Middle East

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Amidst nuclear talks, Iran has continued to assert its authority in the Middle East.

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The Takeaway

Why An Iran Nuclear Deal is a Diplomatic Game Changer

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

An Iranian nuclear deal could lead to the lifting of international sanctions. And an agreement could also lead to normalized relations with the U.S. and the E.U.

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New Sounds

Cultural Collisions

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Hear cross-cultural music, including piano music based on traditional Indian raga scales, a Persian bagpiper and Syrian sax player, Ethiopian music from the Netherlands, and more.

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The Takeaway

Point of No Return: Top Iran Negotiator Says Nuke Deal Will Happen

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Nuclear negotiations between Iran and the West have been going on for over 12 years. A decade ago, Seyed Hossein Mousavian sat at the negotiating table on behalf of Iran.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Realpolitik in the Middle East

Monday, March 30, 2015

Between ISIS, Yemen and Iran, Pres. Obama has his hands full of conflicting interests in the Middle East. Slate's Fred Kaplan discusses the president's political strategy in the region.

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The Takeaway

Iran Nuclear Talks Hit Hurdle Ahead of Deadline

Monday, March 30, 2015

After 12 years of negotiations, will Iran and six world powers come to an agreement? 

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Can the Iran nuclear talks succeed?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Can the Iran nuclear talks succeed?

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WNYC News

Mirrors, from Mosques to the Museum

Saturday, March 14, 2015

The sculpture and drawings of Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian are inspired by Persian architecture, the geometric forms in Islamic patterns, and Sufi cosmology.

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On The Media

Treason, Stunt, or Idiocy?

Friday, March 13, 2015

The National Iranian American Council's Jamal Abdi discusses the potential fallout from the media's coverage of the open letter to Iran by forty-seven Senate Republicans.

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