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Frightened Rabbit is an indie-rock band from the small town of Selkirk, Scotland. They’re touring the US to promote their just-released third album. That album — intriguingly — is titled “The Winter of Mixed Drinks.” Marco Werman interviewed them in our studios in Boston.
Rabbi Leo Trepp is 97 years old. He now lives in San Francisco, but he grew up in Germany. In fact, he is the last living rabbi who led German-Jewish communities during the Nazi holocaust. Lonny Shavelson sent us this video. You can hear his radio piece here.
In 1982, Britain and Argentina went to war over a group of islands which the British call the Falklands, and the Argentines call the Malvinas. Britain won that war, but Argentina still claims sovereignty. Argentinas government officially recognizes only those veterans who fought the British directly during the conflict. But that leaves some former soldiers out. Julia Kumari Drapkin has our story.