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Creepers, Golliwog, Spalding

Studio 360 - January 18, 2038 - 10:14pm
Kurt Andersen talks to novelist Anne Rice about the mystery and allure of monsters across movies, art, and literature.
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North Korea Says U.S. Caused Internet Outages

NPR News - 1 hour 9 min ago

Pyongyang has accused President Obama of "reckless words and deeds" and said the U.S. is "playing hide and seek as children with runny noses would."

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North Korea Says U.S. Caused Internet Outages

NPR News - 1 hour 9 min ago

Pyongyang has accused President Obama of "reckless words and deeds" and said the U.S. is "playing hide and seek as children with runny noses would."

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Former Guantanamo Envoy Says Prison Undermines National Security

NPR News - 2 hours 1 min ago

The State Department's special envoy responsible for moving detainees out of Guantanamo Bay resigned this week. NPR's Eric Westervelt talks with Cliff Sloan about progress in closing the prison.

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Former Guantanamo Envoy Says Prison Undermines National Security

NPR News - 2 hours 1 min ago

The State Department's special envoy responsible for moving detainees out of Guantanamo Bay resigned this week. NPR's Eric Westervelt talks with Cliff Sloan about progress in closing the prison.

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Tsunami Survivor: Banda Aceh Is Still Vulnerable

NPR News - 2 hours 2 min ago

Rina Meutia survived the devastating tsunami 10 years ago in Indonesia's Banda Aceh. She talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt about the immediate aftermath and how the region has changed since then.

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Tsunami Survivor: Banda Aceh Is Still Vulnerable

NPR News - 2 hours 2 min ago

Rina Meutia survived the devastating tsunami 10 years ago in Indonesia's Banda Aceh. She talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt about the immediate aftermath and how the region has changed since then.

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Long Plagued By Corruption, Romania Seeks To Make A Fresh Start

NPR News - 2 hours 2 min ago

The country has suffered from graft and poverty since the fall of communism 25 years ago. Can a new president and an anti-corruption crusader make a difference?

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Long Plagued By Corruption, Romania Seeks To Make A Fresh Start

NPR News - 2 hours 2 min ago

The country has suffered from graft and poverty since the fall of communism 25 years ago. Can a new president and an anti-corruption crusader make a difference?

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Author Asks Why WWI Genocide Still Splits Turks And Armenians

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 2 min ago

As a child, Armenian-American writer Meline Toumani was taught to see Turks as a bitter enemy. She wrote her new book, There Was and There Was Not, in an effort to understand that conflict.

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Thousands Expected To Attend Funeral Of Slain New York City Officer

NPR News - 2 hours 3 min ago

NPR's Eric Westervelt talks with WNYC's Ilya Marritz about Saturday's funeral for Rafael Ramos, one of two New York City police officers killed by a gunman who was targeting law enforcement.

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Thousands Expected To Attend Funeral Of Slain New York City Officer

NPR News - 2 hours 3 min ago

NPR's Eric Westervelt talks with WNYC's Ilya Marritz about Saturday's funeral for Rafael Ramos, one of two New York City police officers killed by a gunman who was targeting law enforcement.

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All The Writers You Love Probably Love Dorothy Dunnett

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 42 min ago

Author Alaya Dawn Johnson describes the late historical novelist as the literary equivalent of the Velvet Underground: "Not many people bought the books, but everyone who did wrote a novel."

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Ebola Survivor: The Best Word For The Virus Is 'Aggression'

NPR News - 2 hours 47 min ago

Dr. Ian Crozier was Emory University Hospital's sickest Ebola patient; his kidneys failed and he was on life support. He made a miraculous recovery and says the illness made him a better physician.

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'The Bishop's Wife' Tracks A Killer In A Mormon Community

NPR Arts & Culture - 3 hours 14 min ago

The mystery about the disappearance of a young Mormon woman was inspired by a real-life story. Author Mette Ivie Harrison talks about her own struggles with faith and stereotypes of Mormon mothers.

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With Each New Upheaval In Iraq, More Minorities Flee

NPR News - 3 hours 38 min ago

"We like Iraq, but Iraq doesn't like us," says a displaced Christian man. He's just one of example of religious minorities who have been dislodged from parts of Iraq where they have ancient roots.

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Buddy DeFranco: The Clarinetist Who Swung To Bebop

Conversations at the World Cafe - December 26, 2014 - 6:26pm

A brilliant jazz improviser who toured with Count Basie and Billie Holiday, DeFranco devised many new paths for his instrument as small-group bebop overtook the big bands of the Swing Era.

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Sabiduría: Rita Moreno

Conversations at the World Cafe - December 26, 2014 - 6:02pm

We end our show with some words of wisdom from Latina icon and actress Rita Moreno.

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Las Posadas on the Border

Conversations at the World Cafe - December 26, 2014 - 6:02pm

Friendship Park, between San Diego and Tijuana, is open only a few times a year. We follow one family whose members try to find each other there.

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An Iconic Restaurant

Conversations at the World Cafe - December 26, 2014 - 6:02pm

The Mitla Café in San Bernardino, Calif., has been a catalyst for social change since the 1930's. It also serves great hard-shell tacos.

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