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Terry Gross

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The Kennedy Assassination, 50 Years Later
12:50 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

How Live TV Helped America Mourn The Loss Of JFK

During JFK's funeral, live TV coverage helped make John-John Kennedy's salute an indelible image of American history.
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History
9:47 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Shortened Term Limited JFK's Accomplishments, But Not His Contributions

Originally published on Fri November 22, 2013 12:36 pm

Fresh Air's Dave Davies discusses John F. Kennedy's abbreviated term in office with presidential historian Robert Dallek, who finds that while you can make an argument that Kennedy accomplished little, he represents something special in the American experience. Dallek's latest book is Camelot's Court: Inside The Kennedy White House.

Interviews
9:47 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Botched Investigation Fuels Kennedy Conspiracy Theories

Originally published on Fri November 22, 2013 12:36 pm

This interview was originally broadcast on Oct. 28, 2013.

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Law
2:17 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Personhood In The Womb: A Constitutional Question

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Originally published on Thu November 21, 2013 2:57 pm

Should a pregnant woman whose behavior has been deemed dangerous to her fetus be legally punished or forced into medical procedures against her will? A study released earlier this year found hundreds of cases across the country where pregnant women were arrested and incarcerated, detained in mental institutions and drug treatment programs, or subject to forced medical interventions, including surgery.

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Television
10:47 am
Wed November 20, 2013

For Key And Peele, Biracial Roots Bestow Special Comedic 'Power'

Keegan-Michael Key (left) and Jordan Peele both started their careers at Second City, Peele in Chicago and Key in Detroit.
Ian White Comedy Central

Originally published on Wed November 20, 2013 12:19 pm

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