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Friday Nite Videos -- June 14, 2013

Conservatives applaud President Obama's PRISM program. Mavis Staples' One True Vine released. The Rap Guide to Evolution. Maurice Sendak Google Doodle. Lewis Black's Future Tech. Richie Havens opens Woodstock.

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Conservatives applaud Obama for imitating George W. Bush, and The Guardian wants a Pulitzer for printing Edward Snowden's NSA revelations.


Mavis Staples -- singer, actor and civil rights activist -- has a' new album 'One True Vine,' available on June 25.

A track from Baba Brinkman's album The Rap Guide to Evolution, sponsored by the Wellcome Trust. Also rapping and breaking: Charles Darwin, Sarah Palin, and Richard Dawkins.


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This Google Doodle celebrates Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen), who would have been 85 this week.

Lewis Black will gladly give up all of his private information, just so long as the future contains robotic beer butlers.

Richie Havens (1941-2013) opens the Woodstock concert in 1969 with the song 'Freedom.' Havens was an influential musical and political figure for more than 30 years.