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Border Officials Try New ID System

Thousands of motorists had to present proof of citizenship Thursday for land-based border crossings. Federal authorities gave plenty of notice about the new law requiring identification, but were prepared for lots of confusion. It went surprisingly smoothly, we find.

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Ted Robbins
As supervising editor for Arts and Culture at NPR based at NPR West in Culver City, Ted Robbins plans coverage across NPR shows and online, focusing on TV at a time when there's never been so much content. He thinks "arts and culture" encompasses a lot of human creativity — from traditional museum offerings to popular culture, and out-of-the-way people and events.
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