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AirTalk for January 31, 2013

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US-CONGRESS-SENATE-GUN-VIOLENCE

The power of persuasion in the politics of guns

Are the emotional arguments in the gun control debate effective?
Manti Te'o Workout at IMG Academy

The psychology and legality of the Manti Te’o hoax

Ronaiah Tuiasosopo admitted to masterminding the plan because he was in love with Manti Te’o.
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals

Sibling rivalry and the 'SuperBro-wl'

You’re born, and your life is great. Then, you get a little brother or sister and everything changes. Suddenly, time with the family is ripped between the two siblings.
X Games Aspen 2013 - Day 4
Caleb Moore failed to land a backflip on his snowmobile resulting in a gruesome crash which led ultimately to his death. Is it time to create laws in a community that’s always prided itself on not playing by rules?
LawrenceWright
Author Lawrence Wright's controversial new book on Scientology cites unflattering, even frightening, accounts of the control the church over its members. Scientology officials respond by saying his book is filled with errors and call him bigoted. How does Wright react?
"The Gatekeepers" Portraits - 2013 Sundance Film Festival

Oscar-nominated Israeli documentary 'The Gatekeepers'

Israeli filmmaker Dror Moreh asked six former chiefs of Israel's secret service unit to speak in front of a camera for the first time. Their lengthy, candid may surprise you. How did Moreh secure these interviews?

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