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The past is never past. Every headline has a history. Join us every week as we go back in time to understand the present. These are stories you can feel and sounds you can see from the moments that shaped our world.

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Rules Of Engagement

For the last 40 years, the U.S. and Iran have been in almost continual conflict. We look at three different moments in this conflict to better understand where it might go next.

50 MIN6 days ago
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Rules Of Engagement

Four Days In August

This week, we revisit our very first episode about an event from August 1953 — when the CIA helped to overthrow Iran's Prime Minister.

38 MIN1 weeks ago
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Four Days In August

American Anthem

This week, we share three stories from NPR Music's American Anthem series that highlight the origins of songs that have become ingrained in American culture.

28 MIN2 weeks ago
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American Anthem

Latest Episodes

Rules Of Engagement

For the last 40 years, the U.S. and Iran have been in almost continual conflict. We look at three different moments in this conflict to better understand where it might go next.

50 MIN6 days ago
Comments
Rules Of Engagement

Four Days In August

This week, we revisit our very first episode about an event from August 1953 — when the CIA helped to overthrow Iran's Prime Minister.

38 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Four Days In August

American Anthem

This week, we share three stories from NPR Music's American Anthem series that highlight the origins of songs that have become ingrained in American culture.

28 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
American Anthem

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