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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.
This week, the Senate released a report that details the interrogation techniques used by the CIA after Sept. 11. Author Laila Lalami grapples with the questions it raises by turning to literature.