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Renee Montagne talks to historian Douglas Egerton about Denmark Vesey, a former slave and one of the founders of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., where 9 people were shot to death Wednesday.
German families in the 60s loved cheap American-raised chicken. And Americans loved cheap VW Beetles. We hear how a trade dispute over frozen chicken parts changed the American auto industry.
As the South Carolina city grieves, Steve Inskeep talks to Pastor Thomas Dixon, who is a community activist and president of the Carolina Alliance for Fair Employment.
Morning Edition remembers three of the victims of the Charleston shooting tragedy Wednesday night. One victim was Cynthia Hurd, who for 31 years worked for the Charleston County Public Library system.
Steve Inskeep talks to Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel about the U.S. relationship with China on cybersecurity, the South China Sea and global trade.
The U.S. is the world's only developed country that doesn't mandate paid parental leave. Renee Montagne asks Jane Waldfogel of Columbia University about why the U.S. is reluctant to add the benefit.