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    • Dick Gregory, Who Found Humor in the Civil Rights Struggle, Dies at 84

    • By: Clyde Haberman
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Dick Gregory, the pioneering black satirist who transformed cool humor into a barbed force for civil rights in the 1960s, then veered from his craft for a life devoted to protest and fasting in the name of assorted social causes, health regimens and conspiracy theories, died Saturday in Washington. He was 84.

    "Dick Gregory, Who Found Humor in the Civil Rights Struggle, Dies at 84" is from the August 20, 2017 Domestic section of The New York Times. It was written by Clyde Haberman and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Roger Ailes, Who Built Fox News Into an Empire, Dies at 77

    • By: Clyde Haberman
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Roger Ailes, who shaped the images that helped elect three Republican presidents and then became a dominant, often-intimidating force in U.S. conservative politics at the helm of Fox News, which he created with Rupert Murdoch’s money and guided for two decades until he was forced out in a sexual predation scandal, died Thursday. He was 77.

    "Roger Ailes, Who Built Fox News Into an Empire, Dies at 77" is from the May 18, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Clyde Haberman and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Being the Mayor’s Wife Shouldn’t Be a Paying Job

    • By: Clyde Haberman
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    NEW YORK — No doubt, Mayor Bill de Blasio convinced himself that he was raising consciousness. But mostly he raised eyebrows, sky high, with a lament that his wife, Chirlane McCray, isn’t allowed to collect a paycheck on the taxpayer’s dime.

    "Being the Mayor’s Wife Shouldn’t Be a Paying Job" is from the March 12, 2018 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Clyde Haberman and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • He’s a Creep, but Wow, What an Artist!

    • By: Clyde Haberman
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    It’s an age-old question, and it re-emerges with the revelations about sexual predations that men with power inflicted on women and, in some instances, other men: Can we appreciate art even if it was created by someone who behaved deplorably?

    "He’s a Creep, but Wow, What an Artist!" is from the November 14, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Clyde Haberman and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Sanctuary Movement Parallels One That Defied Reagan

    • By: Clyde Haberman
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The concept of sanctuary cities is deeply embedded in Western tradition. In biblical times, shelter was offered even to those who might have qualified as “bad hombres” in the eyes of President Donald Trump. Killers, for example. If the crime lacked intent, they could flee to havens specifically designated in Deuteronomy and the Book of Joshua.

    "Sanctuary Movement Parallels One That Defied Reagan" is from the March 05, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Clyde Haberman and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • The California Ballot Measure That Inspired a Tax Revolt

    • By: Clyde Haberman
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The California Ballot Measure That Inspired a Tax Revolt" is from the October 16, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Clyde Haberman and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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