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Chimp Kids

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Michael Levad of the Franklin Institute Science Museum about how he taught 30 school children three different chimp calls. The students were part of a ceremony announcing that anthropologist Jane Goodall will receive the Benjamin Franklin Award in Life Science for her work with chimpanzees.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.