Questions over alleged assassination attempt in Venezuela, the letter X, help for California firefighters

August 06, 2018

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Wind-driven flames roll over a forested hill toward homes during near Lakeport, California, August 2, 2018.

Wind-driven flames roll over a hill toward homes during near Lakeport, California, August 2, 2018.

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Monday marks the 73rd anniversary since the US dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. We meet one of the survivors who dedicated his life to finding the truth about the number of people who died in the bombing. Also, was it a coup plot behind an attempted assassination of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro? And, we learn about the letter X. It's all part of a week-long series on language and social change.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:

Artist: Waldeck
Label: Wagram Music
Artist: Moby
Label: Milan Records
Song: Xxxo
Artist: M.I.A.
Label: XL Interscope
Song: Atom Dream
Artist: William Orbit
Label: Parlophone Catalogue

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