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The Madeleine Brand Show for July 13, 2012

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Last November the Madeleine Brand Show interviewed a 26-year-old Iraqi man named Tariq who worked for two years as a translator for U.S. forces in Baghdad. When troops began drawing down, he lost his job and feared for his safety. After waiting for months and living in lock-down he finally received a special visa that would allow him to come to the United States. Author Karen Thompson Walker joins the show to talk about her new book, "The Age of Miracles," by . And we'll check in with Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam of KPCC's Dinner Party about the rising popularity of the "drunkphone", the 50th anniversary of Andy Warhol's Los Angeles gallery debut, and more