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Monday May 28, 2007

U.S.-Iran Talks

For the first time in decades high level U.S. and Iranian officials sit down for formal talks. The two sides met in Baghdad on how to end the violence in Iraq. U.S. ambassador to Iraq, Ryan Crocker, describes the session as “businesslike.” We get details from Leila Fadel, a correspondent with the McClatchy newspapers

Two Soldiers’ Mothers

We talk with two women who share a bond nobody wants — their sons were killed in Iraq.

Ted Williams – The Pilot

Ted Williams was top slugger — he was also a fighter pilot in two wars. We talk to Bill Nowlin, whose new book is titled “Ted Williams at War.”

American Heritage Magazine

History buffs may be losing a friend. American Heritage Magazine seems ready to go the way Look Magazine went — out of business.

The Dark Star Orchestra

The Dark Star Orchestra recreates the music and the magic of Grateful Dead shows from decades ago, and as producer Doug Fine reports, the “DSO” is gaining a loyal and growing following among “Dead Heads” old and new.

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Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

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Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.