Tuesday, October 2

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John Hammond, Jazz Promoter

A profile of the legendary producer at the beginning of his career.

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A Fish Story

Trying to fix the Atlantic Ocean’s food chain.

Monday, October 1

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Rita Crundwell and the Dixon Embezzlement

How a small-town comptroller became the biggest municipal embezzler in U.S. history.

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Interview: Nick Offerman

A conversation with Offerman, who plays Ron Swanson on Parks and Recreation.

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"The. Polls. Have. Stopped. Making. Any. Sense."

On Nate Silver and the messiness of modern political polling.

Sunday, September 30

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How to Build an American Car

The people behind “the only American luxury compact sport sedan.”

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A Splash of Red

A mystery writer moves into an apartment where a grisly crime was committed.

Saturday, September 29

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Arab Spring Break

A 21-year-old UCLA math major leaves his $9,000-a-month internship to fight with the rebels in Libya.

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On Falling Apart

On being diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

Friday, September 28

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Imaginary Monsters Chased Jonny Holden All His Life, Then a Real One Caught Him

A family’s struggle with mental illness and the criminal justice system.

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Return to the World as a Thought

The legacy of late hip-hop producer Paul C.