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  1. ‘Always Home’: Martial Arts Teacher Helps Rebuild Pride In Oklahoma Town: NPR Finding America

    When Donald Trump won the presidential election, he made a pledge to every citizen: that he would be president for all Americans. In the weeks before Trump’s inauguration, we’re going to hear about some of the communities that make up this nation, from the people who know them best, in our series Finding America.

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  2. Why ‘Dancing In The Street’ Gets The People Going: NPR American Anthems Series

    A few summers ago, I was in line at a Starbucks in the middle of the night, on the ground floor of a hospital on the north side of Chicago. My mother was in the intensive care unit upstairs. There were maybe a dozen people in line, of various ages and ethnicities, all with worn, worried faces under screaming yellow lights. I wondered what our different stories were; I don’t think anyone is happy to be in a hospital in the middle of the night.

    Music was on overhead. People began to tap their toes, bounce slightly at the knee, and hum along softly to some of the lines we knew so well:

    Calling out around the world, Are you ready for a brand new beat? Summer’s here and the time is right For dancing in the street.

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  3. Fantastical Paintings Illustrate Great Lakes Ecology, Threats And History: Hear and Now WBUR

    In a series of paintings as fascinating as they are disturbing, artist Alexis Rockman depicts his vision of the Great Lakes. The five major works in the new show "Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle" measure 6 feet by 12 feet, and include science-fiction-like representations of water, animals and man-made threats.

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  4. What’s next for Pussy Riot? Prison reform and global celebrity: PRI’s the World

    Russian punk collective Pussy Riot wants to use their global celebrity status to press for prison reform. But are Russians paying much attention?

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    Original video: https://soundcloud.com/theworld/whats-next-for-pussy-riot?in=bartona/sets/radio-bartona
    Downloaded by http://huffduff-video.snarfed.org/ on Fri, 04 Nov 2016 04:13:07 GMT Available for 30 days after download

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  5. Episode #5 of “No Small Parts” - Michael Jeter

    This episode focuses on the Tony and Emmy award-winning Michael Jeter, a prominent character actor in the 80’s and 90’s who, most of the time, specialized in playing the sympathetic underdog.

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    Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fu2LzcPpjpA&index=5&list=PLZZE-v_EPQbTV35erS5U-LdE5qgevD065
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