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1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.

    'Get In Line:' What It Takes To Legally Immigrate To The United States

    'Get In Line:' What It Takes To Legally Immigrate To The United States

    "Over the past few years, [USCIS] has gotten far more difficult to navigate, it is much more difficult to speak to a human being, to make an appointment...so if there is a snafu, it's very difficult to get that resolved," says immigration lawyer Eleanor Pelta.

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    • 35 min
    The News Roundup For January 24, 2020

    The News Roundup For January 24, 2020

    The impeachment trial hit the Senate floor. A new strain of coronavirus claims more lives in China. And Saudi Arabia denies hacking Jeff Bezos' cell phone.

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    • 1 hr 31 min
    Campus Culpability: Who Should Keep Colleges Safe?

    Campus Culpability: Who Should Keep Colleges Safe?

    "We don't want to blame students for being the victims of a crime," says John Vinson, campus security expert. "We have to look at: Are there failures in the process?"

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    • 34 min
    A Language With Chutzpah: Yiddish And American Culture

    A Language With Chutzpah: Yiddish And American Culture

    Yiddish has been featured in pop culture from Mel Brooks in the '70s to more recently in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. "Yiddish is a part of American life, and people don't want to lose that," says Yiddish expert Josh Lambert.

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    • 30 min
    Splitting Up, But In It Together: Divorce In 2020

    Splitting Up, But In It Together: Divorce In 2020

    "No marriage is the same, and nobody understands a relationship from the outside...every break is different and complicated," writer Lyz Lenz says. "You don't have to play chicken with your life! You can make a choice to be happy."

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    • 35 min
    Rep. Zoe Lofgren On Impeachment, Then And Now

    Rep. Zoe Lofgren On Impeachment, Then And Now

    "Witnesses can be clever in their answers," says impeachment manager Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California. "But the documents don't lie."

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    • 22 min

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