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From Selma To Eisenhower, Trailblazing Black Reporter Was Always Probing
Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the successful crossing of the Edmund Pettus bridge in Selma, Alabama, a key moment in the civil rights movement. Journalist Ethel Payne was there.
'Seymour': A Loving Portrait Of An Acclaimed Classical Pianist
Seymour: An Introduction is an inspiring new documentary by the actor Ethan Hawke. It's about Seymour Bernstein, who quit a successful concert career at the age of 50 to become a piano teacher.
Fresh Air Remembers Blues And Jazz Historian Samuel Charters
Charters helped ignite the blues revival of the '50s and '60s. He made field recordings of forgotten and previously undiscovered performers. He also wrote two books. He died Wednesday; he was 85.
In 'Redeployment,' Former Marine Explores The Challenges Of Coming Home
Phil Klay served in Iraq from January 2007 to February 2008. He recently won a National Book Critics Circle award for his collection of short stories. Originally broadcast Nov. 25, 2014.
From Skid Row To Rome: The Story Of An Unusual Running Club
A Los Angeles criminal court judge has organized a running club made up of residents from Skid Row's Midnight Mission. This weekend, the club is running far away from home.
Palestinian Negotiator On Netanyahu And A Palestinian State
Steve Inskeep talks to Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator, about the prospects for peace in light of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's election victory.
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