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We talk about a book that John just finished: ‘America’s War for the Greater Middle East,’ by Andrew J. Bacevich

When is a student ‘gifted’ or ‘disabled’? A new study shows racial bias plays a role in deciding

I also shout out a book review by friend of the show Sarah Seltzer: Disappearing, Angrily: Adolescent Girlhood in ‘The Girls’ and ‘The Wonder’

And listener mail about a CLOWN SIGHTING: Man dressed as clown arrested in Brookings

The outro music is “Couch Surf” by Jerk.

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No links today– we spend the hour on the third and final debate. 🙁 🙁

The outro music is “Iron Lung” by Black Marble.

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We spend a lot of time talking about John’s recent virtual reality experience.

We also talk about Democrats, for the first time, turning against charter school expansion in Massachusetts: Charters used to enjoy bipartisan support. Not anymore

The outro music is “Diary” by Weyes Blood.

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A legal victory for Open Whisper Systems, creators of the Signal messaging app, is a win for all.

Melania Trump: ‘I have 2 boys at home — I have my young son, and I have my husband’

The outro music is “Tell Her I’m Just Dancing” by Hiss Golden Messenger.

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We talk with Sebastian Rotella, senior reporter at Propublica and correspondent on tonight’s Frontline/Propublica joint investigation, Terror in Europe. Watch it tonight on PBS or online!

Amy Goodman turned herself in today after being charged with participating in a riot for covering Dakota Pipeline protests. North Dakota pipeline: US journalist Amy Goodman faces riot charge

We also talk about the firebombing of a GOP office in North Carolina, and Democrats raising money to help rebuild it.

The outro music is “Heart like a Levy” by Hiss Golden Messenger.

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We talk with Tom Graves about the Buckley v. Vidal debates of 1968!

John continues to be a clown truther: The great clown panic of 2016 is a hoax. But the terrifying side of clowns is real.

And more on Trump’s disgusting, dangerous language about the exonerated Central Park Five: I’m one of the Central Park Five. Donald Trump won’t leave me alone.

The outro music is: TK!

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Trump Ally Alex Jones: “I Was Told By People Around” Clinton That “She’s Demon-Possessed”

Hillary Clinton is proposing a policy to tackle deep poverty

The outro music is “Premonitory Dream” by Crying.

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GOP Senator Says Grabbing A Woman’s Genitals Is Not Sexual Assault

There Are Transcripts Of Trump’s Unaired Moments On ‘The Apprentice.’ We Got One.

And from listener Jennifer, on overpopulation and climate change and having kids: The Effect of Overpopulation on Public Health

The outro music is “It’s Tomorrow Now” by Flyying Colours.

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We talk with Martin Smith, producer of tonight’s two-hour Frontline special CONFRONTING ISIS. Watch it tonight on PBS, or online at Frontline’s website!

We spend the rest of the hour on the catastrophe of the Trump tapes and the presidential debate.

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