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Rundown for October 22, 2012
12:06 PM EDT 5 Comments

Where Do Romney, Obama Stand On Foreign Policy?

Foreign policy is the focus of tonight’s third and final presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney.

12:15 PM EDT 11 Comments

George McGovern’s Impact On Modern Elections

George McGovern died this weekend at age 90, just about 40 years after his historic loss to Richard Nixon in the 1972 presidential election.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Presidential Candidates Expected To Clash On China

China, where nearly half of all of the world’s consumer electronics are made, is expected to be a flashpoint in tonight’s presidential debate.

12:40 PM EDT 3 Comments

NPR Exec Eric Nuzum On ‘Giving Up The Ghost’

Eric Nuzum’s new memoir is ‘Giving Up the Ghost: A Story About Friendship, 80s Rock, a Lost Scrap of Paper, and What It Means to Be Haunted.’

12:55 PM EDT 5 Comments

Robin’s Essay And Rare George McGovern Audio

Here & Now’s Robin Young recalls McGovern’s speech about losing his daughter to alcohol abuse. Plus, McGovern’s narration for Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait” with the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra.

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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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.