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ABC: The Underground Railroad and Underground Airlines

Katy Waldman is joined by Slate's Laura Miller and Jamelle Bouie to compare and contrast Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad and the new book by Ben Winters Underground Airlines.

Join us in December for a conversation about Bob Dylan's The Lyrics 1961-2012.

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