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1:41pm

Thu July 3, 2014
World

Israeli And Palestinian Parents: 'We Need To Stop This Madness'

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

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1:41pm

Thu July 3, 2014
History

Do We Celebrate Independence Day Too Early?

The Fourth of July is a time for firing up the grill and fireworks. But historian Kenneth C. Davis says Americans celebrate it on the wrong day. It's Independence Day trivia, with host Michel Martin.

12:51pm

Wed July 2, 2014
StoryCorps

Mourning In The Closet: She Was More Than My Best Friend

Originally published on Wed July 2, 2014 3:22 pm

Patty Woods, right, speaks to Cedar Lay for StoryCorps.
StoryCorps

OutLoud, a new StoryCorps project, records and amplifies the voices of the LGBTQ community.

Now 70, Patty Woods looks back to the late 1970s, when she met a woman who would become her partner — and leave a long-lasting mark on her life, despite the fact they were not able to be open about their relationship.

"I was working in a restaurant and she would come in every day for lunch. I was like, 'Oh my God, I want to know her,' " Woods tells her friend, 22-year-old Cedar Lay.

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12:51pm

Wed July 2, 2014
History

At 50, The Civil Rights Act Creates 'Opportunities For All Americans'

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Michel Martin speaks with historians Charles Cobb and Taylor Branch about the legacy of the Act and what it accomplished.

12:51pm

Wed July 2, 2014
Pop Culture

Are Robin Thicke's Public Pleas To His Wife Going Too Far?

The R&B singer says is trying to mend his marriage in unconventional ways. Michel Martin speaks with a pop culture panel to get their take on Thicke's methods and other stories of the week.

12:51pm

Wed July 2, 2014
Wisdom Watch

Actor Don Cheadle On His Career's Longevity, The Key To Success

Actor Don Cheadle is known for his roles in film and television. In this encore broadcast, host Michel Martin asks Cheadle if he's hit a career peak and how he'll know when to call it quits.

1:25pm

Tue July 1, 2014
Money Coach

To Get Kids To Save Their Summer Money, Turn To 'Simple Lessons'

Originally published on Tue July 1, 2014 2:20 pm

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1:25pm

Tue July 1, 2014
Technology

Facebook's Newsfeed Study: Was It Ethical Or A Violation Of Privacy?

Originally published on Tue July 1, 2014 2:20 pm

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1:25pm

Tue July 1, 2014
Music

'Tell Me More' Director Finds Inspiration, Emotion In Stevie Wonder's Music

Originally published on Tue July 1, 2014 2:20 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN: And finally, it's time for the feature we call In Your Ear. That's the part of the program where we typically ask some of the guests what they listen to, but as this program winds down - our last program is scheduled for August 1st, we thought it would be nice to hear what members of our staff are listening to - what they're playing when they aren't producing our groundbreaking show of course. So to start us off, let's hear the musical selections of one of our original and longest serving staff members - our director. Here's what's playing in his ear.

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1:25pm

Tue July 1, 2014
Parenting

Kids Dealing With Negative Body Image? Don't Judge, Listen

Originally published on Tue July 1, 2014 2:20 pm

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