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Michel Martin

Michel Martin appears in the following:

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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Bernie Sanders Supporters Rally Amid Controversy Over DNC's Role

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Supporters of Bernie Sanders rallied in Philadelphia Sunday, a day before the Democratic convention begins. They are upset after leaked emails appear to show the DNC favored Clinton in the primaries.

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In North Philadelphia, 'The Best And Worst Of The City'

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Community activist and Clinton delegate Malcolm Kenyatta gives Michel Martin a tour of his neighborhood in North Philadelphia, where he was born and where he sees lessons for the Democratic Party.

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Philadelphia Muslims Hope New Mosque Brings Revitalization

Sunday, July 24, 2016

A Muslim community that has been in Philadelphia since the 1920s is finally building its own mosque, which it hopes will help revitalize the neighborhood.

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Announces Resignation With Convention Set To Begin

Sunday, July 24, 2016

The Democratic National Convention starts Monday with party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz under fire after a leak of emails showing bias toward Hillary Clinton during the primaries.

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Clinton-Kaine Ticket Makes Debut In Miami

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as the vice presidential nominee for the Democratic ticket for president. They campaigned together for the first time in Miami Saturday.

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Between Violence And Political Upheaval, Expect To Hear Word 'Anxiety' Often

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Recent terror attacks, shootings involving police and the political fracture within the Republican Party are all creating anxiety ahead of the GOP convention in Cleveland, which starts Monday.

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Shooting In Baton Rouge Leaves 3 Police Officers Dead, 3 Others Wounded

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Three police officers were shot and killed and three more were wounded at a gas station in Baton Rouge, La. Member station WWNO reporter Jesse Hardman discusses the latest with NPR's Michel Martin.

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Turkey Still On Edge After Attempted Coup

Saturday, July 16, 2016

The Turkish prime minister said at least 265 people died in an attempted military coup on Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who appears back in control and has promised to punish coup plotters.

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'Hamilton' Reminds Us Of Our Country's Promise

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda made his final performance in the hit musical Saturday. Michel Martin reflects on what Alexander Hamilton's story can teach us after a troubling week of news.

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Dallas Continues Mourning While Still On Edge

Sunday, July 10, 2016

People in Dallas continued to pay respects to five police officers killed in Thursday's shootings. Many left cards and flowers at a memorial at police headquarters. But the city is still on edge.

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Candidates Counting Down The Days Until 'Veep' Selection

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are vetting their shortlists of vice presidential contenders. With the GOP convention starting in eight days, Trump could name his running mate any day now.

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Dallas Police Reveal New Details On Shooter

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Dallas police have said more about Friday's sniper shootings that killed five officers. Police have interviewed the shooter's mother and found bomb-making materials at his house.

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