Michel Martin

Michel Martin appears in the following:

Ex-CIA Officer, Texas Rep. Will Hurd, On Russia's 'Greatest Covert Action Campaign'

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) talks about President Trump's plan to build a wall, the Congressional intelligence hearings on Monday and his recent road trip with Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke.

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Take A Peek Under The Helmet Of Virtual Reality At SXSW

Sunday, March 19, 2017

VR was everywhere at the Austin festival. Todd Richmond, the director of advanced prototypes at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies breaks down the hype.

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In A Republican-Dominated State, Texas Democrats Share A Weekly Drink

Sunday, March 19, 2017

At the Star Bar in Austin, Texas, local, longtime Democrats Jeff Crosby, Glenn Smith, Genevieve Van Cleve and Doug Zabel gather for what they call the "Out of Power Happy Hour."

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The Vatican Sends Its Social Media Guru To SXSW Festival

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Bishop Paul Tighe, the Adjunct Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture, was a member of the Vatican's inaugural panel at the Austin fest. He discusses the Catholic Church's social media role.

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FAARROW Joins SXSW Bands In Drawing Attention To Travel Ban

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Somali sisters Siham and Iman Hashi come together to make the pop music group FAARROW. The girls escaped their home country, while it was being torn apart by civil war.

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South By Southwest Adds A 'Super Bowl' To Austin's Economy Each Year

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Austin mayor Steve Adler talks about the ways in which the South by Southwest music festival and conference has transformed throughout the years, along with the city.

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For Brisket Aficionados, Austin's Franklin BBQ Is A Must in Texas

Saturday, March 18, 2017

You can't go to Texas without trying the barbecue. Franklin BBQ is one of the most famous barbecue spots in Austin, where the typical wait in line can last five hours and seems to never die down.

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Former Secret Service Agent Says Recent Errors Are 'Systemic Failure'

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino once guarded presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. He speaks about the latest breaches in White House security.

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A Conversation About Who Needs College And Why

Saturday, March 11, 2017

In this installation of "Going There With Michel Martin," Martin asks a panel whether people still need college.

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Christians Turn To Podcasts To Say Things They Can't Say In Church

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Toby Morrell and Mike McHargue are among a seemingly growing trend of ex-pastors, musicians and authors who are bucking Christian theology through podcasts.

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It's Their Grief To Live Through, Not Ours To Question

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Carryn Owens' husband was Navy SEAL William "Ryan" Owens, who died in Yemen in January. President Trump offered his condolences last week. Michel Martin reflects on the deconstruction of her grief.

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Working Class Students Answer: Is College Worth It?

Sunday, March 05, 2017

NPR's Michel Martin visits Madison, Wis., next week for "Who Needs College?" the latest live event in the "Going There" series. UW-Madison student Sam Park discusses the value of a college education.

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Does Nintendo's New Console Signal A 'Switch' For The Video Game Market?

Sunday, March 05, 2017

There's hype surrounding Nintendo's first home-to-handheld hybrid console, Switch. Wall Street Journal technology reporter Nathan Olivarez-Giles says this could be a make or break moment for Nintendo.

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ProPublica Launches New Collaboration Project To Track And Document Hate Crimes

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Because what constitutes a "hate crime" can be a matter of dispute, the reporting about them varies tremendously. ProPublica's A.C. Thompson discusses why the Documenting Hate initiative is necessary.

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Morehouse College President Talks About HBCU Meeting With Trump

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Last week leaders from historically black colleges and universities met with Trump when he signed to move the initiative on HBCUs into the White House. Critics say it was little more than a photo op.

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Trump Calls For Congressional Inquiry Into Unproved Obama Wire-Tap Allegations

Sunday, March 05, 2017

President Trump has asked Congress to investigate his predecessor Barack Obama in regards to alleged wire tapping in Trump Tower. Obama representatives have strongly denied the allegations.

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'Time: The Kalief Browder Story' Depicts Issues With Solitary Confinement

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Director Jenner Furst talks about his new documentary miniseries, Time: The Kalief Browder Story, on Spike TV. Browder served three years in Riker's Island jail after being accused of stealing.

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For The First Time In 146 Years Chicago Goes Without Snow During January And February

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Tom Skilling, chief meteorologist for WGN-TV and The Chicago Tribune, talks about the Windy City's changing weather, specifically the record-breaking lack of snow this year.

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Political Newcomer In Second Place For French Presidential Race

Saturday, March 04, 2017

The French presidential race is underway and it is already rife with political scandals. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley talks about the latest controversies.

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Following Congress Address, Trump Tweets Out Accusations Of Obama 'Wire Tapping' Him

Saturday, March 04, 2017

NPR's White House Correspondent Tamara Keith discusses President Trump's week, which went from a praised address before Congress, to a tweetstorm accusing former President Obama of ordering a wiretap.

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