Monday, November 25

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Dealer’s Hand

On new art boom and one of its most powerful players, David Zwirner.

Sunday, November 24

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The Surge

The fight to vaccinate children in the border regions between Pakistan and Afghanistan as part of an attempt to eradicate polio worldwide.

Saturday, November 23

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Buzzkill

The challenges of establishing a legal marijuana economy in Washington State.

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A Tale of Two Lolitas

After circulating Lolita in secret amongst a small circle of New Yorker editors and publishers, Vladamir Nabokov finally placed it at Olympia Press. Three weeks before publication, a slumping and broke Dorothy Parker appeared in The New Yorker with a story entitled “Lolita” about a teenage bride, her jealous mother, and a much older man.

Friday, November 22

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Requiem for a Welterweight

How much time does Manny Pacquiao have left?

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A Mysterious Death at the South Pole

Investigating an astrophysicist’s sudden death at an isolated resesarch base in Antarctica.

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Drowning Kiribati

Due to global warming, this island nation may cease to exist in 20 years.

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They're Watching You at Work

On using data to hire and fire.

Thursday, November 21

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Zepp's Last Stand

Sixty years later, a dishonorably discharged World War I veteran makes one final appeal. The 1980 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing.

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Charles Manson Today

Manson at 79: in poor health and walking with a cane, obsessed with Vincent Bugliosi, willing to talk at length with a reporter for the first time in years, and visited every weekend by a 25-year-old woman he calls Star.

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A Death in Emergency Room One

How doctors tried, and failed, to save President Kennedy.

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Imagining the Post-Antibiotics Future

After 85 years, antibiotics are growing impotent. So what will medicine, agriculture and everyday life look like if we lose these drugs entirely?