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Watching A Brown 'Hamilton' With A White Audience

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 12:36pm

The hit musical recasts the Founding Fathers as people of color engaged in rap battles. But on a recent night, ticket buyers largely looked the way Broadway audiences have always looked. What gives?

Cold War, Hot Tea: Nancy Reagan And Raisa Gorbachev's Sipping Summit

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 12:15pm

In 1985, while their husbands discussed nuclear disarmament, the two first ladies — both considered influential advisers — held their own tense tea tête-à-têtes in Geneva.

At Supreme Court, Debate Over Phone Privacy Has A Long History

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 12:13pm

Wiretaps, messaging and metadata: If it reaches the Supreme Court, Apple's legal clash with the FBI would fit into a long discussion about the role of telephones in our lives.

Laura Gibson's Heartbreaking Train Ride

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 12:10pm

Watch Laura Gibson leave what she loves behind to explore a new life and a chance to grow. She documents it all in song and scenery on her bold new album Empire Builder.

Under Proposed Plan, E.U. Would Send Migrants Back To Turkey

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 11:52am

In exchange, the European Union would promise to take in one refugee from a camp in Turkey for every migrant it sends back.

New Mix: Sturgill Simpson, Beth Orton, Julianna Barwick, Damien Jurado, More

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 11:44am

On this week's All Songs, we've got rock- and soul-inspired country music, electronic folk, pulsing synths and a rock song inspired by horror movie soundtracks.

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