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Writer Arthur Allen describes how a WWII scientist in Poland smuggled the typhus vaccine to Jews — while his team made a weakened version for the Nazis. Originally broadcast July 22, 2014.
Gimble, who died Saturday at the age of 88, spent years playing fiddle with the Texas Playboys. He was regarded by critics as one of the best to ever pick up a bow. Originally broadcast April 9, 2010.
President Obama will be in Charleston for the funeral of Clementa Pinckney. The pastor of the church, who was also a state senator, was among 9 members gunned down last week during a Bible study.
The murder of state Senator Clementa Pinckney and eight others by an avowed white supremacist has led to a new push to remove the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds.
Forgiveness has been a major theme since the Charleston church shooting. David Greene talks to writer Roxane Gay, who in a New York Times opinion piece, says she can't forgive the alleged gunman.
Uber is appealing a California Labor Commission ruling that one of its drivers is an employee. Uber says he is an independent contractor. A new type of job category is emerging: dependent contractor.