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Robert Siegel

Robert Siegel appears in the following:

'There's A Whole Other Hole': American Filmmaker Reflects On Loss In Paris

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Max Salomon is an American documentary filmmaker living in Paris. He offers his reflections on loss after last Friday's attacks.

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Amid Mourning, Life In Paris Goes On

Monday, November 16, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel hears from Parisians in the aftermath of Friday's attack. A Moroccan-born baker kept his shop open even after bullets hit: "Bread, even during wartime, must always be made."

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20 Years Later, The Question Lingers: What If Yitzhak Rabin Had Lived?

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Rabin was killed by a Jewish extremist on Nov. 4, 1995. NPR's Robert Siegel asks how Israeli-Palestinian conflict might have played out differently if he had survived.

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Oregon Shooting Dredges Conversation On Guns Back To Surface

Friday, October 02, 2015

As details of Thursday's shooting at Umpqua Community College continue to emerge, several politicians are reacting with strong language about gun control.

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Care To Watch A Million Animals Migrate? Just Stream It

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

For the first time, the great migration of nearly 2 million wildebeest, gazelle and zebras to Kenya will be broadcast online. Carl Verhoef, co-founder of HerdTracker, will guide the live-streamed safari.

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The Perks Of A Private College (Hint: It's Not The Cost)

Thursday, September 10, 2015

How do families decide what kind of college to attend: Private? Public? Community college? Three college students explain why they went for the expensive, private option: Columbia, NYU and Georgetown.

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Time Versus Debt: Why These Students Chose Community College

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

How do families decide what kind of college to attend: Private? Public? Community college? Three college students explain why they went for the local community college: Montgomery College.

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The Quintessential College Experience, Without The Big Bills

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

How do families decide what kind of college to attend: Private? Public? Community college? Three college students explain why they went for the big state school: The University of Maryland.

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New York City Mayor Goes All-In On Free Preschool

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio about the early days of his effort to provide free, high-quality preschool to all of the city's 4-year-olds.

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Novelist Kamel Daoud, Finding Dignity In The Absurd

Friday, August 21, 2015

His new novel, The Meursault Investigation, reworks Albert Camus' The Stranger from the point of view of the murdered Arab's brother. He says Camus' vision of the absurd gave him back his dignity

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In Merkel's Uncomfortable Moment, A Glimpse Of Germany's Difficult Decisions

Friday, July 17, 2015

At a recent event, German Chancellor Angela Merkel met a Palestinian girl, who said she hoped to stay in Germany. When Merkel explained why she couldn't, the moment caught the people's attention.

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Remembering The 4 Marines Who Died In Chattanooga Shootings

Friday, July 17, 2015

Authorities announced the identities of the four Marines killed in the Chattanooga shootings: Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan, Staff Sgt. David Wyatt, Sgt. Carson Holmquist and Lance Cpl. Squire Wells.

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Nostalgic Cars: Sour Automotive Fruit Of Cuban Embargo Gets New Life

Friday, March 27, 2015

In Havana, Cuba, the old cars that crowd the streets used to symbolize a stagnant nation. Now enterprising Cubans have begun renting cars out to tourists who are hungry for the cars of their youth.

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A Fraying Promise: Exploring Race And Inequality In Havana

Thursday, March 26, 2015

One of the revolution's core promises was an egalitarian society. But as Cuba opens up, one of the unintended consequences may be more inequality.

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In Havana, A Journey Into The Forbidden With A Provocative Artist

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

In December, Tania Bruguera planned a performance at Revolution Square. She ended up in jail and had her passport taken. Now she returns to the scene of her alleged crime. This time for an interview.

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With Improved Relations, Are The U.S. And Cuba Ready To Play Ball?

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Cuban baseball has been struggling. A lack of money means facilities are in disrepair. Defections mean some of the best players have left. But new relations with the U.S. may mean new opportunities.

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Remembering NPR's Bill Deputy, A 'Guardian Of Sound'

Monday, March 23, 2015

Sound was serious business for Bill Deputy, an audio engineer and All Things Considered technical director for many years. Deputy died Sunday at the age of 58.

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An Object Of Desire: Hope And Yearning For The Internet In Cuba

Monday, March 23, 2015

Without a doubt, the Internet in Cuba is tough. The politics are thorny; getting it is difficult. But there are signs that change is on the horizon.

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For One Parliamentarian, A Stronger Jordan Is Key To Fighting ISIS

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Arab youths dissatisfied with the present are looking longingly to the past, and Islam's glory days. That, and a dearth of opportunities, says Jordanian politician Rula Alhroob, make ISIS attractive.

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Jordan's Fuzzy Definition Of Free Speech

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The government says free expression can combat radicalization. Yet a military court recently sentenced a man to 18 months in prison for a Facebook post deemed insulting to the United Arab Emirates.

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