Friday, June 29

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There is No Crying in Show Choir

On the road with three high school show choirs and a dream.

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Amber Waves of Green

How six different people live off six different, and wildly varying, incomes.

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The Talented M. Despallières

How the author became tangled up with an international con man who may or may not have murdered several people.

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A Snitch's Dilemma

Life as a police informant.

Thursday, June 28

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Angels & Demons

On June 4, 1989, the bodies of Jo, Michelle and Christe were found floating in Tampa Bay. This is the story of the murders, their aftermath, and the handful of people who kept faith amid the unthinkable.

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No More Mr. Nice Guy

A profile of Chief Justice John Roberts.

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Obama’s Deportation Two Step

How Obama’s immigration enforcement policies got away from him.

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In Conversation: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Timothy Leary and Rosemary Leary

Transcript of the 1969 Montreal "bed-in."
JOHN: How long have you been there, in the teepee? I mean, before you sussed the wind and everything, and you know, got your senses back? ROSEMARY: We had to put the teepee up three times before it was right. It’s like you can touch it, and it resounds like a drone, and then it’s perfect, the canvas. It’s a wind instrument that plays like a drone.
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The Truth About the Fast and Furious Scandal

How, and why, the world got it wrong.

Wednesday, June 27

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Injustice for All

John MacNeil was convicted by the state of Massachusetts of second-degree murder. He was given a life sentence. He escaped. He was caught. Through an incredible feat of jailhouse lawyering, he somehow got himself paroled and exiled to Canada. Then he came home.

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Aaron Sorkin Works His Way Through the Crisis

A profile of the screenwriter in the aftermath of a personal meltdown and a national tragedy.