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    • Chernobyl and 'the Summer without Children'

    • By: Christopher Woolf, David Leveille
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Chernobyl and 'the Summer without Children'" is from the April 26, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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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 an Italian Band Heading for SXSW Got Deported

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Foreign musicians face a complex maze of regulations when it comes to performing in the United States. The members of the Italian indie rock band Soviet Soviet found that out when they were detained and deported last week while en route to the South by Southwest festival.

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    • How Britain Tried to Influence the U.S. Election in 1940

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    They used dirty tricks, planted fake and misleading stories, set up a fake polling organization and funded the opponents of politicians they disliked. The goal was to change U.S. public opinion and manipulate its political leadership toward helping Britain defeat Nazi Germany.

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    • French Financial Companies Want a Slice of London's Business After Brexit

    • By: Natalia Rolleston, Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The financial services industry is one of the mainstays of the British economy. But now that the U.K. is on track to leave the European Union, London's competitors are angling for some of the business.

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    • Bill Clinton Says Hillary Can Make Any World Problem Better in 30 Days. Really? What about Syria?

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Bill Clinton Says Hillary Can Make Any World Problem Better in 30 Days. Really? What about Syria?" is from the June 27, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • US Hate Crimes Are Surging After Trump's Win. The Same Thing Happened After Obama's Election.

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The Southern Poverty Law Center has recorded hundreds of incidents of harassment and hate since the election against Hispanics, Muslims, African Americans, women, gays, lesbians and others. Will it last?

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    • An Army Officer Sues Obama over the Legality of the War on ISIS

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "An Army Officer Sues Obama over the Legality of the War on ISIS" is from the May 11, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Money Talks in US Politics. And It Appears Some of That Money Is Foreign

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Money Talks in US Politics. And It Appears Some of That Money Is Foreign" is from the September 16, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • How Russian Meddling Impacted the American Revolution

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Foreign help was critical to the success of the American Revolution. Many people know about the important roles played by France and Spain. But less well-known is the indirect help the U.S. got from Russia. On this July 4, we explore how Russia accidentally helped the American fight for independence.

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    • Cholera Spreads in Haiti in the Wake of Hurricane Matthew

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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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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    • A Popular Arab Satirist Takes on the Rise of Nationalism

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The rise of ethnonationalism around the world is challenging the idea of multicultural, tolerant, liberal democracy. It's a subject close to home for the London-based Lebanese satirist, Karl Sharro.

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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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    • The Long and Tawdry History of Yellow Journalism in America

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    America has a long and storied tradition of fake or distorted news. The golden age of yellow journalism was the 1890s and helped start a war.

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    • The Ancient Military Origins of Olympic Dressage

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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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
    • Length: 5 mins
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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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    • The Indian Spy Princess Who Died Fighting the Nazis

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    During World War II, an Indian princess and Muslim refugee, Noor Inayat Khan, became an agent for British special operations. She parachuted into Nazi-occupied France to help the resistance. In the end, she made the ultimate sacrifice.

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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
    • Length: 5 mins
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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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    • Skepticism over Latest Ceasefire in Syria

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Skepticism over Latest Ceasefire in Syria" is from the September 12, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • When Even Baghdad Is Shocked by a Bombing

    • By: Christopher Woolf
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    One of the world's worst terror attacks this year was a bombing in Baghdad in July. More than 300 people died. It got little attention outside Iraq, but still shakes survivors in the Iraqi capital.

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