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Michel Martin

Michel Martin appears in the following:

A Glimpse Of History, As Museun Of African-American History Opens

Saturday, September 24, 2016

The National Museum of African-American History and Culture opens on the National Mall on Saturday. NPR's Sam Sanders talks to visitors and tells us what it was like on the first day.

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First Woman Sworn In As Librarian Of Congress

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Dr. Carla Hayden is the country's 14th librarian of Congress and is the first woman and first African-American to hold the job. She spent much of her career at Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore.

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U.S. Airstrike In Syria Throws Wrench In Cease-Fire Plans

Sunday, September 18, 2016

A U.S. airstrike on Syrian military forces aligned with Bashar Assad has challenged the already tenuous cease-fire in Syria.

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Investigators Looking For Leads In New York City Explosion

Sunday, September 18, 2016

New York police, the FBI and other agencies are investigating a bombing in Manhattan Saturday that injured 29 people.

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ISIS Claims A Link To Mass Stabbing In Minnesota

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Nine people were injured in a stabbing attack in a Minnesota shopping mall late Saturday. An ISIS-run news agency claimed a "soldier of the Islamic State" was responsible.

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One Blast Injured Dozens In Chelsea. I Saw A 2nd Device Shortly Afterward

Sunday, September 18, 2016

NPR Books editor Petra Mayer was in the Manhattan neighborhood on Saturday when she saw what looked like a pressure cooker on the sidewalk. Suddenly she found herself at the heart of the night's news.

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The Conflicting Narratives About Edward Snowden

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Edward Snowden is having a big week, as the subject of both a laudatory new Oliver Stone biopic and a scathing report from the House Intelligence Committee. We examine the competing narratives.

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What Is The Media's Responsibility When Reporting Hacked Information?

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Does the media have a responsibility to consider the agenda of sources — especially foreign governments — when it's airing hot news that comes from hackers?

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China Shows G20 World Leaders Its Temporarily Blue Skies

Sunday, September 04, 2016

As world leaders arrive in China for the G20 summit, China is cleaning up the facade of the city of Hangzhou by closing hundreds of factories for one week, making the skies temporarily smog-free.

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Trump Visits Detroit Black Church In Outreach Effort

Saturday, September 03, 2016

Donald Trump campaigned in Detroit Saturday as part of his effort to gain support from African-American voters, who so far have shown low levels of support.

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How Fossil Fuel Production Relates To Earthquakes

Saturday, September 03, 2016

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 hit Oklahoma on Saturday morning. StateImpact Oklahoma reporter Joe Wertz talks about earthquakes and their connections to oil and gas production.

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Examining The Reasons For Chicago's Violence

Saturday, September 03, 2016

August was the deadliest month in Chicago in 20 years. Father Mike Pfleger, ESPN's Lonnae O'Neal, Andre Hamlin, Carl Bell, and the Rev. Jesse Jackson talk about the reasons for the violence.

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Marking The 53rd Anniversary Of The March On Washington

Sunday, August 28, 2016

On Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic "I Have a Dream" speech at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

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Impeachment Trial Begins For Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

Sunday, August 28, 2016

The impeachment trial for suspended president of Brazil Dilma Rousseff has begun. She is scheduled to testify before the Senate Monday.

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Why Trump's Minority Outreach May Really Be About White Voters

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has publicly tried to reach out to minority voters. But that outreach may really be aimed at improving his standing with suburban white voters.

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Mother Calls EpiPen Price Hike 'A Matter Of Life And Death'

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Lawmakers are demanding answers after the maker of an allergy treatment raised the price from about $100 per pack to about $600 per pack in seven years. Parents say they can't afford it.

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For Stopping A Pandemic Of Gun Violence, Let's Look To The Flu

Sunday, July 31, 2016

We take proactive measures to stop the spread of the flu — so, NPR's Michel Martin asks, why can't we combat gun violence the same way?

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John's Water Ice, A Philadelphia Institution

Sunday, July 31, 2016

While in Philadelphia for the DNC, Michel Martin visited a South Philly institution to taste a Philly classic: water ice (also called Italian ice). John's Water Ice has been open since 1945.

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Clinton, Kaine Take Economic Message To Rust Belt

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine are campaigning in Pennsylvania and Ohio, talking about the economy. But Donald Trump and the Khan family have dominated the media over the weekend.

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This Week In Hacks: The Democrats, Russia And Trump

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Cybersecurity experts say some evidence points to Russia in a series of hacks on the Democratic Party. Russian officials and Donald Trump both weighed in on the recent hacks as well.

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