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Linda Wertheimer

Linda Wertheimer appears in the following:

Get Excited, It's An Election Year! At Least I Will Be

Saturday, December 26, 2015

NPR's Linda Wertheimer has covered decades of presidential elections. She reflects on what to expect from 2016.

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U.S. Commander In Afghanistan Admits Mistakes In Kunduz Airstrike

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The airstrike killed at least 31 people in a hospital in the Afghan town. Gen. John Campbell briefed reporters Wednesday on the Oct. 3 bombing.

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Bollywood Star Speaks Out Against 'Growing Intolerance' In India

Monday, November 09, 2015

India's "culture wars" have risen to a new level with actors, filmmakers and writers joining to protest against the right-wing Hindu government's inaction against religious intolerance and violence.

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Trump Says It's Not His Job To Correct Anti-Muslim Commenter

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Correspondent Mara Liasson tells NPR's Linda Wertheimer about Donald Trump's defense of his decision not to challenge a supporter who claimed President Obama is a Muslim and not an American.

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Pope Francis Preaches Peaceful Politics In Cuba

Sunday, September 20, 2015

The pope celebrated Mass before a huge crowd in Revolution Square in Havana. His visit is intended to show solidarity with Cuba's long-suffering Catholic Church.

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Jimmy Carter 'Completely At Ease' Despite Cancer Diagnosis

Thursday, August 20, 2015

In a news conference to discuss his health, former President Jimmy Carter also looked back on his life, his presidency and his work with the Carter Center.

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The Basted Egg: A Foolproof Play On The Poach

Sunday, August 09, 2015

This week in Do Try This at Home, we learn an unusual technique for cooking eggs. It's a cross between poached and over easy that gives you a silky, yolky sauce for huevos rancheros.

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From The Gridiron To The Pool: Women Are Making Waves In Sports

Saturday, August 08, 2015

For some of us from the bad old days when only the guys got to play team sports, it's a very special thing to see women blowing through doors that not so long ago were closed to them.

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Advice For Beleaguered Battleground State Residents: Leave Town

Saturday, April 18, 2015

With the presidential campaign season already underway, NPR's Linda Wertheimer has a hot tip for swing state voters feeling besieged: Rent your house to a political operative and take a vacation.

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Episode 2: The Lady Parts

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Brooke discusses the second episode of House of Cards with Cokie Roberts and Linda Wertheimer.
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A Challenge To The New Congress: Fix Stagnant Wages

Saturday, November 08, 2014

The 2014 election's over, but NPR's Linda Wertheimer says we should still be talking politics, every week. Specifically, she hopes lawmakers will come together to do something about wage stagnation.

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W.Va. Pottery Company Keeps Popular Fiesta Line Thriving

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Homer Laughlin China Co. has been making the brightly colored Fiesta dishes for decades at its factory on the banks of the Ohio River. And it's still going strong.

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Remembering The Emotional Fallout From Nixon's Resignation

Friday, August 08, 2014

Forty years ago Friday, President Richard Nixon resigned because of the Watergate scandal. He made a speech and got on a helicopter to head back to California.

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Longtime NPR Reporter Margot Adler Made Listening A Delight

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Adler joined NPR in 1979. She was known for a personality as dynamic as the city she covered: New York. She died Monday at age 68 of cancer.

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Filmmaker Searches For 'White Widow' Of London Bombing

Sunday, July 06, 2014

Documentarian Adam Wishart has spent the last year trying to find Samantha Lewthwaite, who is believed to be involved in terrorist activities. He talks to NPR's Linda Wertheimer about his search.

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Keeping Time By Rubidium At The Naval Observatory

Sunday, July 06, 2014

You know when you dial a number, and a man reads you the exact time at the tone? That precise timekeeping starts at the Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C. NPR's Linda Wertheimer takes a tour.

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Hard-Boiled Hero Jack Irish Lives, And Drinks, In A Shadowy Melbourne

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Crime fiction writer Peter Temple has created a resourceful Aussie investigator: Jack Irish can fight off bad guys with everything from a child's swing to a tin sheet turned fatal Frisbee.

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Game Developers Conference: Not Your Typical Tech Convention

Friday, March 21, 2014

Brian Crecente, who is covering the Game Developers Conference this week for the video game website Polygon, talks about the latest trends in the industry.

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'Wheel Of Fortune' Player Cashes In With N And E

Friday, March 21, 2014

A Wheel of Fortune contestant guessed a 12-letter phrase in the bonus round Wednesday night with only two letters revealed — and he won $45,000.

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A Cronut By Any Other Name Is Still A Cronut

Friday, March 21, 2014

A Maine bakery sold its own version of cronuts, the croissant-doughnut hybrids, which it called crauxnuts. But the cronut creator sent a letter saying the name was trademarked, no matter the spelling.

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