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Documenting Drought in 'California's Dust Bowl'

Today at 10:00am

L.A. Times reporter Diana Marcum and photographer Robert Gauthier join us to discuss their Pulitzer Prize-winning series "Scenes From California's Dust Bowl."

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City Arts & Lectures

Summer of Humor: Stephen Colbert

Tonight at 8:00pm

The show listens back to a conversation with actor and comic Stephen Colbert. It was January, 2006, during the early, heady days of "The Colbert Report" on Comedy Central.

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Fresh Air

The Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins

Today at 1:00pm

Dolphins can understand human syntax, count, grieve and sometimes rescue humans at sea. Susan Casey talks about dolphins, threats to their existence, some unusual research and her new book, "Voices in the Ocean."

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