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For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report for February 16, 2015: An 82-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.
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So, until Monday February 23…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)