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Not My Job: Mavis Staples Gets Quizzed On Office Supples
Soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples plays our game called "Hello, I'm looking for a dozen highlighter pens in a fluorescent green." Originally broadcast Dec. 20, 2008.
Fresh Air Weekend: Eric Schlosser, Spoon's New Album And 'The Knick' Creators
Eric Schlosser's discusses his new book Command and Control; Ken Tucker reviews Spoon's They Want My Soul; The Knick creators talk about their new drama set in a New York hospital in 1900.
College Professor's Life Is Upended In 'Small Blessings'
The new novel Small Blessings follows the intertwined lives of academics and their family members in a small Southern college town. NPR's Scott Simon talks with auther Martha Woodruff.
Florida Shooting Among Caroline Rose's Rockabilly Inspirations
Architect Caroline Rose decided to chuck her career to travel around the country in a van and make rockabilly music. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Caroline Rose about her new album, I Will Not be Afraid.
How Social Media Helped Spread Protest In Michael Brown Shooting
Colorlines Editor-at-Large Kai Wright and NPR's Scott Simon reflect on the reaction to Michael's Brown's fatal shooting in Ferguson, Mo.
Texas Governor Indicted On Abuse Of Power Charges
A grand jury in Austin has indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on charges that he misused his veto power. Scott Simon talks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
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