Saturday, April 4

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A Sense of Where You Are

Bill Bradley was a Rhodes scholar, a three-term U.S. Senator and a presidential candidate. But before all that, he was the best college basketball player in the country.

Friday, March 13

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My Life as a Gay Congressman

“It took me 32 years to come out. This is what happened when I did.”

Monday, March 2

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Nuns and Nuclear Security

For decades a group of radical Catholics, many of them nuns, have been keeping up the good fight against nuclear weapons.

Saturday, February 28

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Could Running For President Destroy Ben Carson's Legacy?

Once a “folk hero,” Carson has become controversial. And his social conservative stances puzzle his former colleagues.

Monday, February 23

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To Love and to Cherish

The love story behind the battle over gay marriage in Texas.

Friday, February 20

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Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement Isn't Over Yet

The young people fighting for democracy will be back.

Friday, February 13

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A Body for the Body Politic

President Lincoln worked very hard all his life. After he died, his corpse kept a gruelling travel schedule, too.

Thursday, February 12

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José Mujica Was Every Liberal's Dream President. He Was Too Good to Be True.

The disappointing tenure of Uruguay’s great lefty hope.

Monday, February 9

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The Public Life and Private Doubts of Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton wanted to be a civil rights leader in the mold of Martin Luther King, Jr. It hasn’t quite worked out that way.

Wednesday, February 4

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American Nightmare

The shame of family detention camps on the U.S. border.

Saturday, January 31

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Jeb 'Put Me Through Hell’

The story of Jeb Bush and Terri Schiavo.

Wednesday, January 21

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Making Sense of Ferguson

A narrative of the Michael Brown shooting.