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LBJ Legacy: Vietnam War Often Overshadows Civil Rights Feat LBJ Legacy: Vietnam War Often Overshadows Civil Rights Feat
When President Lyndon Johnson signed the 1964 Civil Rights Act 50 years ago this summer, it was a huge legislative achievement. But in terms of LBJ's legacy, this landmark legislation is overshadowed by his escalation of a failed war in Vietnam. NPR's Don Gonyea looks at LBJ and civil rights.
Boston Marathon Bombing: Lesson for News Media Boston Marathon Bombing: Lesson for News Media
On the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing NPR's here and now examines how the news media covered the story and the lessons the crisis offers for future live breaking news coverage.
Did you see the Blood Moon? Did you see the Blood Moon?
If clouds interfered with your view of the moon turning red during the total lunar eclipse, check out photos from Argentina and a video from NASA. There's still a chance to see it for yourself - three more are coming in the next year and a half: October 8, 2014; April 4, 2015; and September 28, 2015.
Borderland: Dispatches from the US Mexican Border Borderland: Dispatches from the US Mexican Border
NPR's Steve Inskeep and a team of producers traveled along the entire U.S.-Mexico border. His series highlighted stories of the people, the products and the cultural ideas that travel across the border. Check it out!
Why It Matters: When is Why It Matters: When is "Free" too expensive?:
Something strange happens when the price of something goes from just a penny or two to zero. The allure of “free” seems to create an irrational response that can be very expensive. Learn more.
Conversations About the Economy Conversations About the Economy
Learn to make responsible decisions as consumers, savers, investors, entrepreneurs, members of the workforce and effective participants in a global economy with information from the University of Cincinnati's Economics Center's ECONversations blog.

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