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Pulitzer Prize Winner Chronicles Failed Civilizations

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond discusses his new book Collapse. The book discusses why some great societies in history succeeded while others failed, and what 21st century America could learn from them. Hear Diamond and NPR's Steve Inskeep.

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Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.

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