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The groundbreaking Soviet foreign minister and later the president of an independent Georgia died after a long illness. Steve Inskeep talks to Pavel Palazhchenko, an interpreter for Shevardnadze.
By 1967, Lee Grant was back. She was nominated for an Academy Award for her ...
After losing 12 years of her career to the communist blacklist, the actress and director spent decades lying about her age to make up for lost time. Her new memoir recounts her life in Hollywood.
Lorenn Walker, now a lawyer, was assaulted in 1976 in an alley nearby this h...
In 1976, Lorenn Walker was attacked in an alley in Waikiki, Hawaii. That trauma inspired Walker, then a high school dropout, to enroll in college, become a lawyer and work in violence prevention.
NPR conducted an online poll asking listeners if they could hear the difference between cold and hot water simply by listening to the sound of the water being poured. Most listeners were spot-on.
The band Echo & The Bunnymen has released its first new album in five years, called Meteorites. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with frontman Ian McCulloch about the release.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to reporter Daniel Estrin about the latest out of Israel. Estrin spoke to the murdered Palestinian teen's American cousin, who was beaten and put under house arrest.