Richard Spencer's cotton farms

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On this episode of Reveal, three stories of men are at the center of controversy. He’s been punched on the streets of Washington, D.C., and kicked out of a major conservative political gathering, and yet white nationalist Richard Spencer has left Montana to set up shop in the nation’s capital. What does he have to show for it? Nearly 30 years ago, six firefighters in Kansas City, Missouri, d

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People, Problems, Places

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In this hour, a man whose mother never learned to read enrolls in law school.; a recent graduate runs in to familiar faces; an uber driver encounters an unruly passenger; a photo collage fails to capture the scope of a relationship; and a child's hair is shaved to save her life. Hosted by The Moth’s Senior Producer, Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atl

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Chess, Romance, and Kathmandu

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A special live edition of The Moth on Martha’s Vineyard, hosted by Jenny Allen with additional hosting by Jay Allison. The first African American Grandmaster details his unorthodox education and the private chess match that defines him; a socialite trying to escape an unhappy marriage accidentally crashes the coronation of the king of Nepal; and an octogenarian makes an romantic connection with a

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Looking Into The Horse Milk Story That The Dalai Lama Told John Oliver

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The spiritual leader says he brought down Mongolia's rate of alcoholism by encouraging a switch from vodka to horse milk.

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Episode 596: Hacking The iPhone For Fun, Profit, And Maybe Espionage

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Wikileaks released documents listing the hacks the CIA uses to spy on people. So we revisit our story on hackers for hire: people hunting for flaws in your phone to sell to people, or even the CIA.

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First Listen: The Magnetic Fields, '50 Song Memoir'

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Listen to the first 40 tracks of 50 Song Memoir, Stephin Merritt's autobiography in song — one for each year of his life.

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The CIA Document Dump Isn't Exactly Snowden 2.0. Here's Why

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The alleged CIA documents reveal a hacking program that is very different from the one uncovered by Edward Snowden's NSA leak. One distinction: Mass surveillance vs. targeted attacks.

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Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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Hear new music from Valerie June, Yussef Kamaal and Gabriel Garzón-Montano in this month's mix of public-radio favorites.

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