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Talk of the Nation
Monday through Thursday, host Neal Conan invites callers to discuss areas of topical interest, including politics and public service, education, religion, music, and healthcare. Talk of the Nation goes behind the headlines with decision-makers, authors, thinkers, artists, and listeners around the world, who become part of the conversation by calling 1-800-989-TALK.
Each Friday, journalist Ira Flatow is joined by listeners and studio guests to explore science-related topics -- from subatomic particles and the human genome to the Internet and earthquakes. Flatow offers in-depth discussion with scientists and others from all walks of life, giving listeners the chance to hear from the people whose work influences their daily lives.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 12:36pmAuthor Lemony Snicket is known for his dry wit and matter-of-fact take on the mysterious and macabre. He is best known for tales of dastardly villains, clever orphans, and low-ranking members of secret organizations. In his latest children's book, he takes on the dark itself.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 12:00pmA New York Federal District Court judge ruled that Fox Searchlight Pictures broke the law by not paying two interns for work on the film Black Swan. As a result, private employers may be considering revising their internship programs, or scrapping them altogether.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 12:00pmNPR's Neal Conan reads from listener comments on previous show topics, including research into rare diseases and the joys and myths of having an only child.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 12:00pmKen Rudin recaps the week in politics. Boston Globe political reporter Jim O'Sullivan previews the special election between Mass. Senate candidates Edward Markey and Gabriel Gomez on June 25. NPR senior Washington editor Ron Elving looks to the future of Congress.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:00pmTwelve years after the war began, Afghanistan's president announced Tuesday that Afghan forces officially assumed control of security for the country. U.S. and NATO troops will remain until the 2014 deadline, but the Afghan military is now expected to fight without NATO support.