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Malcolm Gladwell

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Sacred and Profane

On the FBI's failed negotiations with David Koresh and the Branch Davidians in Waco.

Previously: Malcolm Gladwell on the Longform Podcast.

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In Plain View

How child molesters get away with it.

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Slackers

On distance running and the art of exhaustion.

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Most Likely to Succeed

The alchemy of predicting professional success, from quarterbacks to teachers.

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The Terrazzo Jungle

How the mall was born.

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Six Degrees of Lois Weisberg

A grandmother from Chicago, she’s one of those people who knows everybody. And those people who know everybody, the connectors, make the world work. A study of the power of (offline) social networking.

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Small Change

Can real activism happen on Twitter and Facebook? Malcolm Gladwell says no.

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Pandora’s Briefcase

In “Operation Mincemeat” a vagrant’s corpse, raided from a London morgue, washed up on a beach in Spain, setting in motion an elaborate piece of espionage that fooled Nazi intelligence. Or did it?