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Eminem's Presidential Diss Wasn't The Only Political Statement At BET Hip Hop Awards

NPR | Oct. 11, 2017 7:46 a.m.

The rapper's condemnation of President Trump coincided with Luther Campbell's long overdue honors for taking hip-hop's freedom of speech fight all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Country Stars React To Las Vegas Mass Shooting

NPR | Oct. 2, 2017 8:58 a.m.

Across the tightly-knit country music community, artists have reached to social media to express their shock and sorrow in the aftermath of the deadly shooting.

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Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner, Champion Of Free Speech And 'Smut,' Dies At 91

NPR | Sept. 28, 2017 6:23 a.m.

Hefner's magazine was blamed for (or credited with) setting off a cultural revolution in America, but within a few years he was branded a male chauvinist.

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The Juggalos Marched: Scenes From The Rally

NPR | Sept. 17, 2017 7:34 a.m.

Photographs from the Juggalo March, held on Saturday in front of the Lincoln Memorial to protest the Justice Department's classification of their subculture as a "gang."

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'The Four Top': When Critics Go Viral | Food Journalism 2.0 | Reservations On No Reservations

OPB | Aug. 28, 2017 6 a.m.

Why do some restaurant reviews go viral? What has happened to food journalism? And why don't our favorite restaurants take reservations? Listen to Episode 26 of "The Four Top" to find out.

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Q&A With Ken Burns And Lynn Novick On 'The Vietnam War' Part 2

OPB | July 25, 2017 11:15 a.m.

Co-directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novak talk about their upcoming 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War.

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What Fourth Of July Was Like In Oregon In The 1870s

OPB | July 3, 2017 1:19 p.m.

It was bigger than Christmas. Read a first account of what Independence Day was like in rural Oregon in the 1870s. 

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How To Hike From Portland To The Oregon Coast

OPB | June 30, 2017 1:45 p.m.

Jim Thayer wanted an accessible trail through the Coastal Range that avoided highways and stayed on public land.

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Listen: 'The Four Top' Presented By OPB

OPB | May 8, 2017 6:15 a.m.

Savor the conversation. Every other Monday, a roundtable of culinary media insiders discuss today’s hot-button topics in food and beverage culture. Hosted by Katherine Cole.

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Just How Organic Is Your Milk? Well, It Depends On The Dairy It Came From

NPR | May 7, 2017 8:53 a.m.

Is there a difference between organic milk bought in a grocery store and milk bought straight from farmers? Washington Post reporter Peter Whoriskey talks with NPR's Scott Simon about his findings.