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freshairJournalist Chris Mooney talks about his new book, The Republican War on Science. Tonight on NPR's Fresh Air.

morning editionA review of President Bush's address to the nation about the Katrina disaster, Friday on NPR's Morning Edition.

 On PointHow much will it cost to rebuild the Gulf Coast? Friday on NPR's On Point.

Day to DayRemembering the elusive Greta Garbo, Friday on NPR's Day to Day.

Dudley Randall
TSU Students and "Ballad of Birmingham": In 1965, poet Dudley Randall wrote a poem about the 1963 Birmingham church bombing which killed four young African-American girls. He titled it "Ballad of Birmingham; now forty years later it's been turned into a song by three Tennessee State University students. WPLN's Rebecca Bain reports. (Morning Edition 9/15/05)
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Wynton MarsalisOn Saturday, Sept. 17th, WPLN will air the live "Higher Ground" benefit concert from Lincoln Center to aid those affected by Hurricane Katrina. Scheduled performers include Wynton Marsalis, Elvis Costello, Diana Krall, Paul Simon, Norah Jones and many more. Tune in to 90.3 WPLN-FM on Saturday at 7:00pm for this special live concert.
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