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  • August 6, 2012  

    The man law enforcement officials say went on a rampage at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisc. was identified as Army veteran Wade Michael Page. Jeffrey Brown talks to Milwaukee Public Radio’s Latoya Dennis and the Sikh Coalition’s Amardeep Singh for more on the alleged gunman and the response from the Sikhs around the world. Continue reading

  • August 5, 2012    

    Police SWAT officers surround a Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin where at least six people were killed when a shooter, who was shot dead by a police officer, opened fire on congregants. Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images. At least … Continue reading

  • August 3, 2012    

    Nepalese children dressed in traditional cow costumes take part in a procession for the Gai Jatra in Kathmandu on Friday. Families who have lost a relative during the year parade a cow, a sacred animal which some believe helps the departed soul to enter the afterlife.
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  • August 2, 2012    

    After Gabby Douglas became the first woman of color to win a gold medal for the all-around women’s gymnastics title, Jeffrey Brown spoke with sportswriter Christine Brennan about the reaction from Dominique Dawes, a member of the 1996 gold medal-winning … Continue reading

  • August 2, 2012  

    Gabby Douglas became the first woman of color to win an Olympic gold medal for the women’s all-around in gymnastics. The United Kingdom took home three gold medals, its first since the games began. And Rafalca, a horse owned by Mitt and Ann Romney, competed in the first day of dressage. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading

  • August 2, 2012  

    Jeffrey Brown continues his Olympics conversations with Christine Brennan of USA Today, with commentary on the ‘breakthrough’ win by Gabby Douglas, more results in men’s swimming, including a match-up between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte, and the badminton scandal that brought down the Chinese women’s team. Continue reading

  • August 1, 2012    

    Gore Vidal, the American author, playwright and commentator who became a celebrity for his written works as much as for his outspokenness on the issues of the day, died Tuesday at the age of 86 in Los Angeles.
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  • August 1, 2012    

    Sri Lankan mahouts wash an elephant Wednesday near a fountain ahead of the Esala Perahera festival in the ancient hill capital of Kandy. The Buddhist festival, which features a nightly procession of dancers, fire twirlers, traditional musicians, acrobatic fire performers and elephants, draws thousands of tourists and spectators from around the island.
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  • August 1, 2012    

    We had a friendly disagreement at our morning planning meeting Tuesday about what the television program’s lead story should be. It’s a conversation we have every morning, but this particular day it went on a little longer than usual. Many … Continue reading

  • August 1, 2012  

    First and foremost a writer, Gore Vidal never shied away from expressing his thoughts to the public, from appearances on the Johnny Carson Show to his essays in The Nation. Jeffrey Brown talks to Middlebury College’s Jay Parini, who says Gore never stopped writing, reading and thinking in his lifetime. Continue reading