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Studio Sessions
10:38 am
Fri May 25, 2012

Bootsy Collins On His Special Blend Of Funk

Originally published on Tue May 29, 2012 11:03 am

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. And we're about to get funky with a special rebroadcast.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "GIVE UP THE FUNK")

BOOTSY COLLINS: (Singing) We're going to turn this mother out. We're going to turn this mother out. We're going to turn this mother out...

MARTIN: He played bass for James Brown and George Clinton's Parliament Funkadelic all before striking out on his own. You know who I'm talking about. Bootsy Collins.

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Business
10:38 am
Fri May 25, 2012

More Americans Putting The 'Dream' On Hold

Originally published on Mon May 28, 2012 11:35 am

NPR's new series explores how the "American Dream" is evolving during a period of economic uncertainty. Host Michel Martin talks with NPR Senior Business Editor Marilyn Geewax about the series, and whether home ownership is still at the heart of the "American Dream," even after the historic collapse of the housing market.

Around the Nation
10:38 am
Fri May 25, 2012

Why It's Rare To 'See A Black Face' In The SEALs

Originally published on Mon May 28, 2012 11:35 am

The Navy SEALs are known for conducting some of the U.S. military's most dangerous missions. But they're not necessarily known for their diversity. Host Michel Martin speaks with two men trying to bring people of different backgrounds to the elite military force.

Food
10:38 am
Fri May 25, 2012

Add A Little Texas To Your Holiday Cookout

Originally published on Mon May 28, 2012 11:35 am

Memorial Day marks the start of barbecue season for many backyard grillers. Host Michel Martin gets some tips for how to grill it up. She checks in with rockabilly singer Ruby Dee, author of Ruby's Juke Joint Americana Cookbook.

Health
8:39 am
Fri May 25, 2012

Does Race Affect Your Hospital Stay?

NPR's "Sick in America" survey found that a lot of Americans are unhappy with the healthcare system. Among those who had a recent serious healthcare experience, nearly half said that a lack of cultural understanding played a big role in the problems with U.S. healthcare quality. Host Michel Martin talks with NPR's Richard Knox and Dr. Kavita Patel of the Brookings Institution.

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