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10:09am

Wed November 20, 2013
History

JFK And Civil Rights: It's Complicated

Originally published on Wed November 20, 2013 11:34 am

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. Fifty years ago this week, President John F. Kennedy was murdered in Dallas. It was one of those moments in history where, if you were old enough, you'd remember exactly where you were and what you were doing when you found out. If you've been paying attention to the media at all this week, then you've no doubt run across one or another retrospective.

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10:09am

Wed November 20, 2013
Politics

Obamacare Crashes President's Polls, Does It Matter?

Originally published on Wed November 20, 2013 11:34 am

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Coming up, it's been nearly 50 years since President John F. Kennedy was murdered in Dallas. Many people still remember where they were and what they were doing when they heard the news. We asked Congressman John Lewis, a civil rights icon, for his memories of the day. And we'll also look at the bigger picture of John F. Kennedy's role in The Civil Rights Movement. That's coming up.

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9:52am

Wed November 20, 2013
The Salt

Can A Fish Farm Be Organic? That's Up For Debate

Originally published on Wed November 20, 2013 12:34 pm

Employees at Pan Fish USA, a salmon fish farm, unload fish feed on Bainbridge Island, Wash.
Ron Wurzer Getty Images

This year, Americans are expected to buy more than $30 billion worth of organic grains, produce, coffee, wine and meats.

Some producers of farmed fish want the chance to get a cut of those profits, and retailers, who can charge a premium price for organic farmed fish, are with them. But an organic label for aquaculture is not coming easy.

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9:50am

Wed November 20, 2013
All Tech Considered

Russian App Wants E-Book Piracy To End, Happily Ever After

Originally published on Wed November 20, 2013 1:55 pm

Moscow-based app Bookmate has a subscription e-book service — similar to others on the U.S. market, but with more of a focus on targeting piracy in emerging literary markets.
Courtesty of Bookmate

In our Weekly Innovation series, we pick an interesting idea, design or product that you may not have heard of yet. Got an innovation you think we should feature? Fill out our form.

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9:08am

Wed November 20, 2013
The Two-Way

Florida Congressman Taking Leave Of Absence After Cocaine Plea

Originally published on Wed November 20, 2013 9:48 pm

Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel, R-Fla.
J. Scott Applewhite AP

Republican Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel of Florida pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to misdemeanor cocaine possession.

That plea in a Washington, D.C., court comes one day after word that Radel had been charged with buying $260 worth of the drug from an undercover Drug Enforcement Administration agent.

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