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Attempted Bombings Point to a Widening Political Divide

Attempted Bombings Point to a Widening Political Divide 

Bombs sent to leaders of the Democratic Party Wednesday morning have brought the extreme partisan divide into stark relief.

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Film Festival Celebrates Decades of African American Cinema

This week, the National Museum of African American History hosts its first African American Film Festival, highlighting work that pushes back against harmful Hollywood tropes. 

Guests:

Jonathan Haidt

Julián Fuks

Rhea Combs

Sacha Jenkins

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