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Nuclear Talks in Overtime; The Great Football Coverup

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Talks over Iran’s nuclear program are in overtime–we look at what the sticking points are, and what a deal would mean for the region. Plus: young athletes with very lucrative careers are quitting this country’s most popular sport — we discuss football and brain damage, science and coverups, money and sports.

Guests in this program:

  • Mansour Farhang, Professor of International Relations at Bennington College; revolutionary Iran’s first United Nations envoy
  • Jamal Abdi, Policy Director at the National Iranian American Council
  • Steve Fainaru , investigative reporter for ESPN; author of League of Denial; The NFL, concussions, and the Battle for Truth

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