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Ex-Georgia President Eduard Shavardnadze Dies. He was 86
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.
Undeterred By The Blacklist, Lee Grant 'Said Yes To Everything'
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.
After Assault, Woman Finds Hope And Career In Restorative Justice
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 Listeners Show A Keen Ear For Temperature
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.
Years After 'The Killing Moon,' Echo & The Bunnymen Still At It
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.
Six Israeli Youths Arrested In Death Of Palestinian Teen
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.
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