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    • Britain Remembers a Massive Riot Against Fascism in London in 1936

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    Eighty years ago, the East End of London had one of the biggest riots in the city's history. Tens of thousands of Londoners clashed with police after right-wing extremists attempted to march through a Jewish neighborhood.

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    • Is Trump an Autocrat, a Demagogue or Anything Like That? We Looked at the Definitions.

    • By: Christopher Woolf
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    • Length: 4 mins
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    The coverage of the firing of James Comey as director of the FBI has been extensive, and in some cases, dramatic. Many people are bandying about terms like autocrat, fascist, demagogue, failed state and of course, constitutional crisis. So, we thought it might be useful to define these terms.

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    • Rum, Hookers and Smuggling: The Secret Story of the Last Presidential Visit to Cuba

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Rum, Hookers and Smuggling: The Secret Story of the Last Presidential Visit to Cuba" is from the March 17, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Why Europe in General and Belgium in Particular Is Having Such a Problem with Terrorism

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    "Why Europe in General and Belgium in Particular Is Having Such a Problem with Terrorism" is from the March 22, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • The Ancient Military Origins of Olympic Dressage

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    "The Ancient Military Origins of Olympic Dressage" is from the August 10, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Donald Trump Compared to Andrew Jackson

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    Donald Trump is not the first controversial, charismatic candidate to ride a wave of popular anger to the White House. Don’t forget the turbulent life and times of 7th president, Andrew Jackson.

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    • A Key Supplier of Syria's Chemical Weapons? North Korea.

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    The civil wars raging in Syria are pretty horrific for most people involved. But for North Korea, the carnage has had a silver lining. They've made a ton of money selling weapons and ammunition.

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    • Why Is It So Hard to End the Violence in Syria?

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The world has been shocked by the news and images coming out of Aleppo, Syria. There have been calls for the US to do more to stop the violence. But options are limited.

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    • New Evidence Indicates Nixon Himself Tried to Sabotage Vietnam War Peace Talks

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    Richard Nixon has long been suspected of trying to sabotage peace talks in 1968 aimed at ending the Vietnam War. New evidence suggests candidate Nixon indeed pulled strings to persuade the government of South Vietnam to boycott the talks.

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    • Former CIA Chief Calls Trump 'Moscow's Useful Idiot'

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The former head of the CIA and the NSA, Michael Hayden, says a Trump presidency could make "unwise" choices if it continues to reject intelligence assessments.

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    • Is North Korea Really a Threat to the United States?

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Some U.S. officials and pundits are fond of saying North Korea is a threat. But is it?

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    • Russia Chooses Myth over History in New WWII Movie

    • By: Christopher Woolf
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    A new state-sponsored movie in Russia commemorates the sacrifice of “Panfilov's 28” in the WWII battle for Moscow. Their story is as iconic for Russians as the flag-raising over Iwo Jima is for Americans. The only problem is, it's not quite true.

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    • Cholera Spreads in Haiti in the Wake of Hurricane Matthew

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    More than one million people in Haiti need urgent help after Hurricane Matthew smashed homes, crops and infrastructure last week. Now the deadly water-borne disease of cholera is spreading.

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    • Antarctica Is Getting Greener

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    Climate change is slowly making parts of Antarctica turn green. New species of plants and insects are taking hold, threatening to transform the continent's delicate ecosystem.

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    • Why America Doesn't Ban Hate Speech

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    In America, you can say pretty much anything without getting in trouble with the law. Even if you shout hateful things about minorities. So how did we get here?

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    • Historians Disagree on Whether 'the Star-Spangled Banner' Is Racist

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Historians Disagree on Whether 'the Star-Spangled Banner' Is Racist" is from the August 30, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • You're Not Muslims! Iran and Saudi Arabia in New War of Words

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "You're Not Muslims! Iran and Saudi Arabia in New War of Words" is from the September 7, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • There Appears to Be a Secret Temple Buried in the Ancient City Where 'Indiana Jones' Filmed

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    "There Appears to Be a Secret Temple Buried in the Ancient City Where 'Indiana Jones' Filmed" is from the June 11, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Journalist Barraged with Anti-Semitic Threats after Profiling Donald Trump's Wife

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Journalist Barraged with Anti-Semitic Threats after Profiling Donald Trump's Wife" is from the April 29, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Remains of US Soldiers Killed in Mexican-American War Return Home After 170 Years

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    "Remains of US Soldiers Killed in Mexican-American War Return Home After 170 Years" is from the September 29, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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