Friday, September 14

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Is a Marine responsible for a series of violent attacks against women?

Thursday, September 13

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The elusive director’s early years.

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An American enrolls in a Beijing ping-pong school. A series of humiliations ensue.

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It started as a bluebird New Year’s Day in Mount Rainier National Park. But when a gunman murdered a ranger and then fled back into the park’s frozen backcountry, every climber, skier, and camper became a suspect—and a potential victim.

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The failed deposal of a university president.

Wednesday, September 12

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The evolution of cheating in chess.

Longform Podcast #6: Mac McClelland

Mac McClelland is a human rights reporter for Mother Jones.

"There's a lot of strength and resiliance even in the worst stories ever. I mean, you do get bogged down by how much evil so many people are willing to perpetrate in the world. But I guess the little beam of sunshine that you're looking for, that hits me in the face in the morning, is just the character and intergrity of the people who are involved. "

Show Notes »
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How the museum-quality 55,000 film collection that an East Village video store gave away ended up in a small, possibly mob-run village in Sicily.

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On surf legend Eddie Aikau and the complicated history of Hawaii.

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On working in a war zone to pay the bills.

Tuesday, September 11

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Unprecedented access to six months in the life of the President of the United States.

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The old and the new in New York.