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3.7.17: The Nuclear Codes & Overheard

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The nuclear football (also known as the atomic football, the president's emergency satchel, the button, the black box, or just the football) is a briefcase, the contents of which are to be used by the President of the US to authorize a nuclear

On today's show:

Poetry Out Loud

Learn more about the state competition which will be held on March 10, 2017, 6:00 pm, Representatives Hall, N.H. State House, Concord. Virginia will be hosting the free event.


Links from this edition of Overheard

Logan's pick from This American Life: "Switched at Birth"

Peter's audio hiding place: 

Credit Peter Biello
This is the very house where Peter recorded his soothing audio.

Peter's audio hiding place

Virginia's pick: "Missing Richard Simmons"

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