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Gist: The Colony and the Nation

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MSNBC host Chris Hayes on how the law-and-order policies of Richard Nixon have created a bifurcated America

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May 26, 2017

The Colony and the Nation

Slate's The Gist

MSNBC host Chris Hayes on how the law-and-order policies of Richard Nixon have created a bifurcated America

33 Min

May 26, 2017

Trumpcast: Rep. Ted Lieu Talks Trump Abroad

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Jamelle Bouie talks to Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA 33rd District) about the President's trip abroad and what he can expect when he makes his return stateside.

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May 26, 2017

Culture Gabfest Presents: Hit Parade, The Fab Four Sweep Edition

Slate's Culture Gabfest

How a major label screw up helped The Beatles sweep the Billboard Top Five.

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May 26, 2017

Amicus: Clarence Thomas is Color Blind

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The most conservative justice casts a decisive vote to invalidate race-based voting lines.

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May 26, 2017

The Montana House Race

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on the Montana House race and Trump goes to NATO.

22 Min

May 26, 2017

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May 26, 2017
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Chris Berube with three things you need to know about the upcoming British election.

42 min
May 26, 2017
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In this episode of BackStory, Ed, Joanne, and Brian look at the many reasons for joining the U.S. armed services.

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May 26, 2017
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On ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on tv.

45 min
May 26, 2017
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On ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on tv.

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May 25, 2017
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The Republican Congressman on life in Trump’s Washington and how Fox News has changed the Republican Party.

25 min
May 25, 2017
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The Republican Congressman on life in Trump’s Washington and how Fox News has changed the Republican Party.

27 min
May 25, 2017
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The editor of Lawfare returns to wade through the past two weeks’ worth of ENSH (errant national security horses--t).

19 min
May 25, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on ISIS's Philippine incarnation, North Korea's missile menace and China's debt distress.

22 min
May 24, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on Trump meets the pope and Senate health-care prospects.

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May 23, 2017
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A longtime defense policy reporter on the tragedy unfolding in the Trump White House.

30 min
May 23, 2017
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A longtime defense policy reporter on the tragedy unfolding in the Trump White House.

50 min
May 23, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Death of the Ego” Edition

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May 23, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Death of the Ego” Edition

15 min
May 23, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Theodore Dalrymple on the Manchester suicide bombing and the minds of terrorists.

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May 23, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: Donald Trump responds to the terror attack in Manchester in a very Trumpian way; Callista Gingrich heads to the Vatican; InfoWars gets into the White House, just for one day.

22 min
May 23, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on Trump's budget and his Mideast visit.

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May 22, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg speaks with Zack Beauchamp of Vox.

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May 22, 2017
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The star of Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter isn’t sure the world needs more dumb jokes, but he’s making them anyway.

25 min
May 22, 2017
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The star of Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter isn’t sure the world needs more dumb jokes, but he’s making them anyway.

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May 22, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin and guest Jane Coaston talk about the NBA playoffs.

22 min
May 22, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Sohrab Ahmari on Trump's first foreign trip and Iran's rigged election.

31 min
May 22, 2017
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Leigh Clayton takes care of the health of 1,500 animals in Baltimore's National Aquarium

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May 22, 2017
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Leigh Clayton takes care of the health of 1,500 animals in Baltimore's National Aquarium

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May 22, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: David Clarke joins the White House, plagiarized a lot of stuff; Protests in Venezuela hit fifty days; The Fyre will be back, assuming organizers are not in prison.

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May 21, 2017
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Katy Waldman, Meghan O'Rourke, and Emily Bazelon discuss Margaret Atwood's dystopic novel The Handmaid's Tale and the Hulu television adaptation.

46 min
May 20, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Mary Gaitskill on vulnerability, alienation, and Cerebus the Aardvark.

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May 20, 2017
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Slate Money on the auto industry, artificial intelligence, and Apple’s new headquarters

87 min
May 19, 2017
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We recap the episode of Anne with an "E" that best displays the scriptwriter's scope of imagination--book loyalists be warned.

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May 19, 2017
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Obama’s education secretary, Arne Duncan, wants to help college athletes out of their plight.

20 min
May 19, 2017
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Obama’s education secretary, Arne Duncan, wants to help college athletes out of their plight.

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May 19, 2017
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Obama’s education secretary, Arne Duncan, wants to help college athletes out of their plight.

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May 19, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today's three things: Another damning leak from White House senior staff about the president's meeting with Russian officials, Rod Rosenstein says his memo was misused, and someone puts a spell on Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro.

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May 19, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg speaks with Jeffrey Toobin about the special prosecutor in the Russian investigation.

19 min
May 19, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on Trump's Jim Comey week.

34 min
May 19, 2017
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In this episode of BackStory, Joanne, Ed and Brian look at the long history of political satire in America.

25 min
May 19, 2017
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In the horny imaginations of Harry Potter super-fans, Professor Snape is a BDSM sex god and Hermione Granger is a squirter.

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May 19, 2017
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We break down Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel with Slate's Katy Waldman.

50 min
May 19, 2017
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We break down Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel with Slate's Katy Waldman.

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May 18, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to WIRED Magazine writer Garrett Graff about Bob Mueller and Jim Comey.

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May 18, 2017
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Isaac Chotiner on the death of a man who created Fox News and elevated Trump to political power.

30 min
May 18, 2017
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Isaac Chotiner on the death of a man who created Fox News and elevated Trump to political power.

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May 18, 2017
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David Plotz and Emily Bazelon are joined by Jacob Weisberg to discuss the maelstrom around Trump’s presidency, Roger Ailes, and Attorney General Sessions’s war on drugs.

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May 18, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s rundown: The Mar-a-Lago WiFi security needs some work, Robert Mueller’s bona fides, and a harsh burn about the KitKat bar.

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May 18, 2017
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The panel discusses dealing with media you find problematic and whether it's worth trying to filter it for your kids, the n-word, broken nanny dates, and more, in Triumphs and Fails and Recommendations.

24 min
May 18, 2017
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Joe Rago, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot on the special counsel decision to investigate Trump.

28 min
May 18, 2017
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The Washington Post political reporter on scheduling life around President Trump’s tweetstorms.

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May 18, 2017
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The Washington Post political reporter on scheduling life around President Trump’s tweetstorms.

50 min
May 18, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and filling-in for June Thomas— The New York Times Magazine's Susan Dominus discuss open marriages, Amazon's "I Love Dick," and the "We Wanted a Revolution" exhibit.

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May 18, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and filling-in for June Thomas— The New York Times Magazine's Susan Dominus discuss open marriages, Amazon's "I Love Dick," and the "We Wanted a Revolution" exhibit.

39 min
May 18, 2017
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South African Israeli comfort food in NYC; Rabbi Akiva's legacy

7 min
May 17, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen have a Secret postmortem.

22 min
May 17, 2017
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Twin Peaks may feel like an unreal place, but some people wonder if their hometowns share too much in common with David Lynch's show.

24 min
May 17, 2017
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John Archibald, dean of the Alabama press corps, unpacks the scandal that brought down his state’s governor.

18 min
May 17, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Joseph Sternberg on Trump's Russia maelstrom, Germany's free-market surprise and the Lib-Dems' identity crisis.

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May 17, 2017
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Visit February 1971 when President Nixon asks his Chief of Staff if they can record conversations in the Oval Office for posterity.

42 min
May 17, 2017
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Visit February 1971 when President Nixon asks his Chief of Staff if they can record conversations in the Oval Office for posterity.

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May 17, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Politico's Josh Dawsey about the reactions within the White House to the last 36 hours.

22 min
May 17, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on the Comey memo and Trump.

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May 17, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s rundown: Vladimir Putin offers Congress his own Russian intelligence in lieu of American records, can we print “schmuck” in the paper?, and a neo-Nazi publication branches out.

29 min
May 17, 2017
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Josh and Julie preview Cannes, break down Pippa's pre-wedding boot camp, and explore Katy Perry's trip to Paris Hilton's house.

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May 17, 2017
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Showrunners Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields, producing director Chris Long, and host June Thomas.

51 min
May 17, 2017
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The panel discusses Netflix's Anne of Green Gables reboot Anne With an E, the face-changing app FaceApp, and Caity Weaver's GQ profile of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

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May 17, 2017
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The panel discusses Netflix's Anne of Green Gables reboot Anne With an E, the face-changing app FaceApp, and Caity Weaver's GQ profile of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

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May 17, 2017
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May 17, 2017
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Gaby's in a panic after reading Jane Mayer's "Dark Money." You should be, too.

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May 16, 2017
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Chuck Klosterman on his new book X, which includes profiles of everyone from Kobe Bryant to Taylor Swift.

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May 16, 2017
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Chuck Klosterman on his new book X, which includes profiles of everyone from Kobe Bryant to Taylor Swift.

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May 16, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Cat-astrophe” Edition

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May 16, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Cat-astrophe” Edition

22 min
May 16, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on what Trump told the Russians.

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May 16, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s rundown: How the president’s latest spill is playing in Russia, Judge Merrick Garland probably won’t replace Jim Comey, and a jokewriter’s case against Conan O’Brien will go to trial.

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May 16, 2017
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John McWhorter discusses the near-futile impulse to determine what is, and what is not, a word.

29 min
May 15, 2017
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The On The Media host says press tallies of Trump lies are not enough; we have to cover the consequences.

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May 15, 2017
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The On The Media host says press tallies of Trump lies are not enough; we have to cover the consequences.

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May 15, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg, Katie Roiphe, and Philip Gourevitch discuss Herman Melville's The Confidence Man and just what the book can tell us about President Trump.

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May 15, 2017
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Bryan Curtis and Stefan Fatsis talk with Michael Lee about John Wall and the NBA playoffs.

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May 15, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s rundown: Ivory Coast soldiers are revolting over unpaid bonuses and Russians are irked by the global ransomware attack.

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May 13, 2017
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A group of law professors tells a federal court that religious bias lies at the heart of Trump’s travel ban.

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May 13, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Physicist Lawrence Krauss on why neutrinos are his favorite particles, light as the protagonist of modern physics, and more.

23 min
May 13, 2017
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Does he have what it takes to become a great parent? And why's he reading Ayn Rand?

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May 13, 2017
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Slate Money on the mortgage interest deduction, the volatility index, and Snap’s first earnings report after going public

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May 12, 2017
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Our social science sleuth Maria Konnikova returns to take on the question of whether bilinguals are brighter than the rest of us.

25 min
May 12, 2017
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Our social science sleuth Maria Konnikova returns to take on the question of whether bilinguals are brighter than the rest of us.

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May 12, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Slate's Katy Waldman about why the President's "uncontrollable rage powers his ruthlessness – and his ineptitude."

26 min
May 12, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Joseph Sternberg on arming the Kurds, Britain's throwback socialists and U.S.-China trade 'progress.'

25 min
May 12, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on Trump and Comey.

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May 12, 2017
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Mike Pesca with the rundown: President Trump tells Comey he *might* have tapes of their conversations; Another public tragedy in Venezuela; Robert Mugabe's not sleeping, he's just resting his eyes.

41 min
May 12, 2017
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In this episode of BackStory, Nathan, Ed and Brian look at America's long history with opioids - like opium, morphine and heroin.