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Off Stage And Inside The Life Of 'The Boss' Battling With Depression

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Michel Martin chats with David Kamp about his Vanity Fair interview with Bruce Springsteen. In the book, called Born to Run, Springsteen opens up about his life and his history with mental illness.

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How 'Open Carry' Laws In North Carolina Apply To Keith Lamont Scott's Case

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Prof. Joseph Kennedy of the University of North Carolina School of Law explains how the state's open carry laws relate to the Keith Lamont Scott case playing out in Charlotte, NC.

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Remembering Stanley 'Buckwheat' Dural Jr., A Legend In Lousiana's Zydeco Music

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr., was known as an international ambassador for Louisiana roots music with his genre-leaping band Buckwheat Zydeco.

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'Hidden Figures': How Black Women Did The Math That Put Men On The Moon

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Back in the days of the space race, "computers" were people — often women — who performed vital calculations. Hidden Figures tells the stories of the women who got some of the first men to space.

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Twitter To Help Provide Context To Moderators In Monday's Presidential Debate

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Adam Sharp, head of News and Government at Twitter talks to Michel Martin about the role of Twitter during Monday's presidential debates.

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What Does It Take To Win A Debate? A Meaningful Exchange Can Make A Difference

Sunday, September 25, 2016

The first presidential debate is Monday, both candidates hoping to do well. But what does it mean to "win" a debate? American University history professor Allan Lichtman explains.

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If The FCC Gets It Way, This App Could Change The Way You Watch TV And Save Dollars

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Michel Martin chats with NPR's Washington correspondent Brian Naylor about the FCC's scheduled vote this week on a proposal that could one day save cable subscribers money.

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Before 'Humans Of New York,' Terkel Showed Dignity In Everyday People In 'Working'

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Iconic journalist Studs Terkel was creating a best-seller, when he interviewed people around the U.S. for his book Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do.

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Clinton, Trump To Face Off At New York's Hofstra In First Presidential Debate

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton square off in their first debate Monday night, with high stakes for both candidates.

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Y La Bamba's Luz Elena Mendoza On Valuing One's Voice

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Mendoza says she's often felt caught between cultures. But she's learned to embrace multiple identities simultaneously — and it shows in her music.

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'Working' Then And Now: Studs Terkel's Book Interviews Resurface As Audio

Sunday, September 25, 2016

All this week on NPR, you'll hear the voices of people Studs Terkel interviewed in his book, Working. Among the interviews you'll hear this week are a telephone operator and hotel piano player.

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'Lesser Bohemians' Uses Playful Language For A Classic Love Story

Saturday, September 24, 2016

A young drama student comes to the big city and falls in love with a rakish older actor in Eimear McBride's new novel. She tells NPR a conservative publishing industry initally overlooked her work.

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BANKS On What Happens When You Give Your Fans Your Phone Number

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Social media isn't Jillian Banks' style, so she told her fans to text her instead. "Something that I'm still learning and have had to learn is how to put boundaries up," she says.

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Fill It With Regular: AAA Finds Millions Of Drivers Waste Money On Premium Gas

Friday, September 23, 2016

A study by AAA found 16.5 million Americans buy premium gas when their cars don't need it. Director of Automotive Engineering Greg Brannon says drivers waste money when they unnecessarily use premium.

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Ugandan Actress's Journey Mirrors That Of Her 'Queen Of Katwe' Character

Friday, September 23, 2016

Like her chess champion character, first-time film actress Madina Nalwanga grew up in a poor neighborhood in Uganda. She says co-star Lupita Nyong'o has been her guide to the world of moviemaking.

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Black Evangelical Amisho Baraka: Why I'm Not Voting For Trump Or Clinton

Friday, September 23, 2016

Morning Edition's David Greene talks to Christian rapper Amisho Baraka, who says that as a black evangelical, he's not comfortable supporting either party's presidential candidate.

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On The Road For Decades — And Not Stopping Anytime Soon

Friday, September 23, 2016

When Idella Hansen and Sandi Talbott got started in trucking, women were a rarity in big rigs. Now they've got nearly 9 million miles in the rearview mirror, and they won't hear of retirement.

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'Transparent' Actor Jeffrey Tambor Says He Found His Dream Role In Maura

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Tambor plays a transgender woman in Amazon show. "It's a perfect role," he says. "... I thought I was gonna do Lear, but I'm gonna do Maura." Transparent's third season comes out on Friday.

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'New York Times' Editor: 'We Owed It To Our Readers' To Call Trump Claims Lies

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Executive Editor Dean Baquet says "it would almost be illiterate" to call Donald Trump's longstanding claim that President Obama was born outside the U.S. anything but a lie.

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Anti-Defamation League Steps Up Efforts To Combat Anti-Semitism Online

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The Anti-Defamation League is hiring a Silicon Valley representative to lead efforts to combat anti-Semitism and other hate speech online, says CEO Jonathan Greenblatt.

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