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Art Against The Wall: Artist Radcliffe Bailey Reflects On The Civil War

This week marks the end of an Atlanta exhibit commemorating the 150th anniversary of the famous Civil War battle that was a turning point in the city. But the Art Against the Wall exhibit at Gallery 72 in downtown Atlanta doesn't just focus on one particular war or time period. GPB’s All Things Considered host Rickey Bevington recently talked with the exhibit's curator, Radcliffe Bailey.

In Syria, The U.S. Weighs A Range Of Unpalatable Options

The U.S. could aid moderate rebels. It could bomb militants of the Islamic State. Or it could sit on the sidelines as the war plays out. There are many choices, but none appears promising.

From A Father And Son, What It Means To Be A Military Man

Enlisting has been a rite of passage for men in the Pierce family since the Civil War. And as America has changed, Mark Pierce and his son Jeremy explain, what it means to serve has, too.

No. 1 Most Expensive Coffee Comes From Elephant's No. 2

A coffee entrepreneur claims his brew is different and better than the trendy civet poop coffee. And it starts with the idea that elephants, unlike humans or civets, are herbivores.

Photographing An Ebola Riot: Put Your Fear Aside And Go Forward

Covering protests over an Ebola quarantine, NPR photographer David Gilkey found himself in the middle of a riot. He says he doesn't know what was scarier the bullets or the health risks.

Same-Sex Marriages On Hold In Virginia After Supreme Court Weighs In

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked an appeals court ruling that would have allowed gay marriages to begin in Virginia tomorrow.

Legendary Vermont Bakers May Stop Selling Beloved Sourdough Bread

The bread that Jules and Helen Rabin have made in their fieldstone oven for four decades has a cult following in central Vermont. But this may be the last summer they sell it at the farmers market.

Many Seek Justice In Ferguson, Mo., But Will Have To Wait Awhile

Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations one of them a federal civil rights case can take weeks, if not months.

Revamped College Football Hall of Fame Opens In Atlanta

Atlanta is now home to one of the largest museums in the country honoring U.S. college football greats. Relocated from South Bend Indiana, the National College Football Hall of Fame got a new 94,000-square-foot facility featuring interactive multimedia displays, a children’s theater, and special event spaces. The grand opening of the National College Football Hall Of Fame is Saturday, August 23. GPB News had a chance to take a peek inside Wednesday morning at a special media preview day featuring College Football Hall of Fame inductees from Georgia.

Beheading Video Sets Off Debate Over How Or Whether To Portray It

A video that shows an American journalist being beheaded by extremist militants has sparked outrage, along with arguments over whether the images should be restricted online.

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