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The Leonard Lopate Show

The War Crimes of Charles Taylor's American Son, Chucky

Friday, April 17, 2015

Chucky Taylor was the American son of the infamous African dictator Charles Taylor. Raised by his mother in the Florida suburbs, he followed his father to Liberia at 17.

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The Takeaway

U.S. Troops Leave Liberia As Epidemic Slows

Friday, February 27, 2015

At the height of the Ebola epidemic, hundreds of Liberians grew sick each week. Now, as the epidemic wanes, Liberians wonder whether they can return to normal life. 

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WNYC News

NYC Fire Department Doctor Spends Christmas Fighting Ebola

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Dr. Dario Gonzalez is using emergency medical skills from the FDNY on the ground in Liberia.

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On The Media

Liberia Tunes

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Many of you have asked how you can hear the full versions of the songs we used in the Liberia show. Here's a playlist.
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On The Media

Ebola as a Prism

Friday, December 12, 2014

Human rights lawyer Kofi Woods tells Brooke about how the Ebola epidemic has become a stress test for Liberian democracy. 

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On The Media

OTM goes to Liberia

Friday, December 12, 2014

A special hour from Liberia, where Ebola figures into every issue, in ways both painful and profound.

On The Media

Monrovia's Marketplace of Ideas

Friday, December 12, 2014

Brooke and Meara visit a "hatai shop," where scores of people gather to drink tea and debate current events.

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On The Media

Welcome To Liberia

Friday, December 12, 2014

FrontPage Africa editor Rodney Sieh and reporter Mae Azango investigate how Ebola-related restrictions are affecting celebrations on the country's biggest national holiday.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brooke Gladstone Is Back From Liberia

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

On the Media's Brooke Gladstone returns from a reporting trip in Liberia and tells us what she learned.

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The Takeaway

Reporting From The Front Lines of The Ebola Crisis

Friday, December 05, 2014

On The Media Host and Managing Editor Brooke Gladstone shares the perspective of journalists in Liberia who have covered the Ebola crisis from the very beginning.

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On The Media

Where Is Liberia?

Monday, December 01, 2014

FrontPage Africa reporter Mae Azango on Liberia's low profile in the US.
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The Leonard Lopate Show

How an American Company Supported War Criminal Charles Taylor in Liberia

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

ProPublica reporter T. Christian Miller and Frontline producer Marcela Gaviria investigate the ways the American tire company Firestone funded Liberian warlord Charles Taylor.

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WNYC News

Brooklyn Nonprofit to Reopen Clinic in Liberia

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

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Imani House near Monrovia closed in late September following the death of two workers from Ebola, but the rest of the staff is eager to revive the clinic.

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The Takeaway

Under Pressure: States Back Off Strict New Ebola Quarantine Rules

Monday, October 27, 2014

While the headlines buzz with news of Ebola on domestic soil, the ravages of the disease remain far greater in West Africa.

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The Takeaway

Ebola Fears Follow Doctor Home from Liberia

Monday, October 13, 2014

Dr. Adam C. Levine is back in Boston. He joins us from the studios of WGBH to reflect on Ebola in Liberia, and how some of the fears around the virus seem to have followed him home.

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On The Media

Covering an Epidemic

Friday, October 10, 2014

A Washington Post health reporter recounts his recent reporting trip to Liberia. 

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The Takeaway

Fears of Ebola Touch Liberians in U.S.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

A Liberian-American immigrant explains how his community both in the United States and abroad has been affected by the deadly Ebola virus.

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The Takeaway

As Ebola Spreads, New Drug Offers Hope

Friday, October 03, 2014

There is some good news in the fight against Ebola: A promising Ebola-treatment drug made with the help of genetically engineered tobacco plants. 

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The Takeaway

Dallas Ebola Patient Came in Contact With 80 People

Thursday, October 02, 2014

In Dallas, Texas, the case of an Ebola patient has sparked broader scrutiny over the handling of his case at a local hospital, which has potentially put up to a dozen people at risk.

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The Takeaway

West Africa Looks to U.S. In Fight Against Ebola

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

President Obama has pledged up to 3,000 U.S. military personnel to help fight Ebola in West Africa. How will the mission work?

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