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    • The Hawk and the Dove

    • Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War
    • By: Nicholas Thompson
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Only two Americans held positions of great influence throughout the Cold War; ironically, they were the chief advocates for the opposing strategies for winning---and surviving---that harrowing conflict. Both men came to power during World War II, reached their professional peaks during the Cold War's most frightening moments, and fought epic political battles that spanned decades.

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    • Two outstanding people in the US Government

    • By Nina Donnard on 11-05-09

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Episode 55: Final Notes on the 2016 Election

    • By: David Remnick, Michael Friedman, Lisa Lampanelli, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
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    In this episode, the election is adapted into a screenplay that needs significant revisions to make it more believable....

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    • Episode 74: High-Fashion Hijabs, Jill Soloway, and Bluesman Blind Joe Death

    • By: David Remnick, Jill Soloway, Nailah Lymus, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
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    Modelling can be a tricky business for Muslim women who cover up. Judith Thurman visits Nailah Lymus, the head of a new modelling agency that represents the modestly dressed, and admires the bright, bold hijabs Lymus designs. Jill Soloway, the creator of Transparent, joins David Remnick in a discussion about her new show, I Love Dick. And two fans of the guitarist John Fahey mourn his difficult life and celebrate his transformational music.

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    • Episode 48: High-Fashion Hijabs, Jill Soloway, and Bluesman Blind Joe Death

    • By: David Remnick, Jill Soloway, Nailah Lymus, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
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    Modelling can be a tricky business for Muslim women who cover up. Judith Thurman visits Nailah Lymus, the head of a new modelling agency...

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    • Ep. 17: Culture Clash with Caitlin Gill (Limelight)

    • By: Blair Thompson, Mitch Burrow, Rubi Nicholas, and others
    • Length: 16 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] Are you that guy who asks for a fork at the sushi place? Aw, don't worry, you're not alone. Well, in that restaurant you probably were, but the point is, everyone struggles when adapting to new cultures. In this episode of Limelight, host Caitlin Gill explores culture clash.

    Regular price: $2.99