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America’s Song, Part 2

After 9/11, NYPD police officer Daniel Rodriguez comforted the nation by performing “God Bless America.” It felt like a timeless moment. Instead, it proved fleeting. In this series, we explore how he and the country have tried to heal after tragedy.
  • Sep 10, 2021
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America’s Song

With his performance of “God Bless America” during Game 3 of the 2001 World Series, NYPD officer Daniel Rodriguez comforted a nation still grieving in the wake of 9/11. It felt like a timeless moment. Instead, it proved fleeting.
  • Sep 9, 2021
  • Podcast

America’s Song, Part 1

After 9/11, NYPD police officer Daniel Rodriguez comforted the nation by performing “God Bless America.” It felt like a timeless moment. Instead, it proved fleeting. In this series, we explore how he and the country have tried to heal after tragedy.
  • Sep 9, 2021
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On cicada time

Love them or loathe them, the cicadas of Brood X are here. One Washington Post editor recalls his first taste of the bug. A Smithsonian entomologist demystifies the science of Brood X. And a biologist takes us on a journey through cicadas’ deep past.
  • May 28, 2021
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Fighting environmental racism

How a protest in a North Carolina farming town sparked a national movement for environmental justice.
  • Apr 23, 2021
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A pandemic year

Reflecting on the anniversary of the pandemic through the eyes of a nurse on the front lines in New York.
  • Mar 12, 2021
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Trump incited a mob. American Democracy suffered.

The breach of the U.S. Capitol was a remarkable moment in American history. Professor Sarah Binder explains how the usually uneventful vote was expected to unfold, and reporter Philip Bump lays out the challenges a divided GOP faces in the aftermath.
  • Jan 7, 2021
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BONUS | What books about Trump say about America

Books published in the Trump era reveal the battles over, and changes in, the American presidency today. In this special episode of “Presidential,” Post nonfiction book critic Carlos Lozada shares what he’s learned from reading more than 150 of them.
  • Oct 23, 2020
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Chapter 7: "I'll find my joy"

Two women come face to face.
  • Oct 1, 2020
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Chapter 6: "You can always have the last word"

How will the accused respond? And what will his defenders say?
  • Oct 1, 2020
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