Robert Siegel

Robert Siegel appears in the following:

Donald Trump Sworn In As 45th President Of The United States

Friday, January 20, 2017

At the U.S. Capitol Friday morning, Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. In his inaugural address, he laid out his vision for the country.

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Comic Hero: Why Donald Trump's Candid Rhetoric Resonates With Supporters

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Donald Trump's manner of speaking has caught the ears of supporters and detractors alike. He sounds different than past presidents, and his authentic rhetoric seems to mimic stand-up comedy.

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Political Pollsters Reflect On What Went Wrong In 2016

Thursday, January 05, 2017

2016 was a year of failure for political polling in several Western democracies. France, Britain and the U.S. were all taken by surprise after polls underestimated the support for conservative presidential candidates and Brexit. Now, pollsters in all three countries are reflecting on what went wrong.

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Remembering 'Ghost Soprano' Marni Nixon

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

We take a moment to remember Marni Nixon, a singer who lent her voice to actresses in some of Hollywood's biggest movie musicals. She died in July of complications from breast cancer.

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The U.S. And Its Long History With The 'Middle Kingdom'

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Journalist John Pomfret has written extensively about U.S.-China relations throughout history. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Pomfret about his book, The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom.

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What Will Be The Reaction To Kerry's Speech On Mideast Peace?

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Secretary of State John Kerry gave a presentation of the administration's Middle East peace plan on Wednesday. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Kurtzer.

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Trump Expected To Deliver Economic Message

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has been taking credit for good economic news since his election. Robert Siegel talks with NPR's Scott Detrow about the strong economy Trump is inheriting.

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In Youngstown, Ohio, Support For Trump Echoes Memories Of Local Political Hero

Friday, November 04, 2016

Youngstown, Ohio, is considered a Democratic stronghold, but there is strong support for Donald Trump in the Mahoning Valley area this presidential year, which echoes memories of another outspoken, over-the-top political outsider — the late Congressman James Traficant.

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College Republicans At Ohio State Consider The Future Of The GOP

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Two college Republicans at the Ohio State University explain why they're supporting Donald Trump, and consider how his candidacy will affect the future of their party.

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Ohio Republicans Consider Future Of The GOP After Divisive Election

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Establishment Republicans in Ohio, Attorney General Mike DeWine, National Committeewoman Jo Ann Davidson and Franklin County GOP Chair Doug Preisse, consider the future of the GOP.

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Ohio Volunteers Remain Steadfast In Support Of Donald Trump

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

NPR's Robert Siegel travels to Springfield, Ohio, which has seen the loss of many blue collar jobs in recent decades, and joins volunteer Laura Rosenberger as she canvasses a neighborhood in search of Trump supporters. Rosenberger says she doesn't always vote Republican and hasn't voted at all the past couple of years, but says Donald Trump has made her an enthusiastic Republican voter this year.

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At 92, Charles Aznavour Is Still With His First Love — His Audience

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

"They are my confidantes," the French-born singer-songwriter says. He speaks to NPR's Robert Siegel about his current U.S. tour, his early days in New York and his role as an Armenian ambassador.

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20 Years Later, Humans Still No Match For Computers On The Chessboard

Monday, October 24, 2016

IBM's Deep Blue beat chess great Garry Kasparov in 1997. Humans and computers play the game differently, but have computers taught humans much about the game?

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College Graduates Weigh In On The Value Of Higher Education

Thursday, September 01, 2016

A year ago we met nine students from Maryland who made three different choices about college: community, public and elite private. Today we talk with them again as they reflect on those decisions.

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Trump Goes Stumping In The Rockies, With Campaign Stop In Colorado

Friday, July 29, 2016

On the day after the Democratic National Convention wrapped up, Donald Trump is campaigning in Colorado — and taking aim at the message and messengers of his opposition.

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Federal Appeals Court Throws Out North Carolina's Voter ID Law

Friday, July 29, 2016

A three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down a North Carolina law that requited voter identification. The unanimous decision found the law was "passed with racially discriminatory intent."

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Trump Urges Russia To 'Find' Clinton's Emails And Release Them

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Republican Donald Trump spoke at a press conference Wednesday morning, in which he said Russia should try to find thousands of deleted emails from his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's private system.

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Young Republicans Weigh In On Their Party's Future

Thursday, July 21, 2016

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to young Republicans at the Republican National Convention about the future of their party and their place in it.

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'Make America First Again' Theme Echoes Pre-World War II U.S.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The theme of day three of the GOP Convention in Cleveland is "Make America First Again." Before World War II, the "America First Committee" focused on keeping the U.S. out of the conflict raging in Europe.

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Ohio Republicans Respond To Melania Trump's Convention Speech

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

NPR's Robert Siegel gages reaction to Melania Trump's Monday night speech at the Republican National Convention.

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