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For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report for January 27, 2014: A 91-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.
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(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)