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Traditionally, the folks at NPR Music make a list of their 100 favorite songs of the year. But this time, they expanded the list to 302 songs and made a really long mix tape.
Alan Cheuse reviews "The Convert's Song" by Sebastian Rotella.
Robert Siegel speaks with Simon Schama, author of The Story of the Jews, about the political history of Hanukkah.
Audie Cornish speaks with Kevin Merida, managing editor of The Washington Post, about the life and work of photojournalist Michel du Cille. The winner of three Pulitzer Prizes died Thursday.
Robert Siegel speaks with Mike J. Rogers, outgoing chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
Rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel will start for the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Robert Siegel talks to former NFL quarterback Joe Theismann about the record of rookies thrown into the spotlight.