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From the opinions of global newsmakers to listeners... personal experiences of life-changing travel... the wisdom of renowned thinkers, activists and spiritual leaders... and intimate dispatches of daily life around the world from NPR News correspondents on the ground... the NPR talk show Tell Me More brings fresh voices and perspectives to public radio.

Capturing the headlines, issues and pleasures relevant to multicultural life in America, the daily one-hour series is hosted by award-winning journalist .

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Your Money
11:00 am
Mon April 16, 2012

Do You Get Warm, Fuzzy Feelings When Paying Taxes?

If you don't, you're not alone. Attitudes over taxes have soured over the years, but there were times when Americans felt a sense of duty to pay taxes. Host Michel Martin discusses the history of taxes with Joseph Thorndike, a columnist for Tax Analysts and co-author of War and Taxes.

Arts & Life
11:00 am
Mon April 16, 2012

I Want To Be Surprised With Language, Curator Says

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Barbershop
11:00 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Shop Talk: Athletes Behaving Badly

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Now it's time for our weekly visit to the Barber Shop, where the guys talk about what's in the news and what's on their minds.

Sitting in the chairs for a shape-up this week are freelance journalist Jimi Izrael. He's with us from Cleveland. Here with us in Washington, D.C., civil rights attorney Arsalan Iftikhar, NPR digital news correspondent Corey Dade, and sports editor for the Nation magazine, Dave Zirin.

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Arts & Life
11:00 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Tagalog Translator Reminisces On Rivers, Mountains

As part of Tell Me More's series for National Poetry Month, host Michel Martin shares a poetic tweet from translator and writer Susan Layug of Chicago, Illinois. Listeners are invited to tweet original poems of 140 characters or less to #TMMPoetry.

Around the Nation
11:00 am
Thu April 12, 2012

Post Zimmerman Charge, Florida Rep. Calls For Calm

Originally published on Thu April 12, 2012 10:37 am

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VIVIANA HURTADO, HOST:

This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Viviana Hurtado. Michel Martin will be back tomorrow.

Coming up, we'll hear why Latin American countries are pressuring the United States to rethink the war on drugs. That's in just a few minutes.

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