Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep appears in the following:

Judge Neil Gorsuch Sums Up His Philosophy In 7 Words

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

On Day 2 of his confirmation hearing, the U.S. Supreme Court nominee answers one question before the Senate Judiciary Committee with this: "I have one client, it's the law."

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'Ghosts' In The Arctic: How The Long-Lost Franklin Expedition Was Found

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

In the 1840s, two British crews vanished while seeking a passage through the ice at the top of the world. Paul Watson became "obsessed with the mystery" and tells the story in his new book Ice Ghosts.

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U2 On 'The Joshua Tree,' A Lasting Ode To A Divided America

Monday, March 20, 2017

Bono and The Edge explain why, 30 years later, the biggest-selling album of their career feels disquietingly resonant.

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Trump Addresses An Ebullient CPAC Crowd

Friday, February 24, 2017

Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday morning. We discuss how Trump's idea of "America first" squares with traditional Republican ideas.

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Trump Administration Denies That It Leaned On FBI To Knock Down Russia Story

Friday, February 24, 2017

The Trump administration is denying a CNN report that it tried to enlist the FBI to rebut stories of contacts between Russian intelligence officials and people associated with the Trump campaign.

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Utah Constituents Say They Weren't Paid To Protest Chaffetz

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Three Utah voters who attended Rep. Jason Chaffetz's raucous town hall, including one who voted for him in November, talk about their reasons for protesting.

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A Senate Rule Silenced Elizabeth Warren. Is That Rule So Bad?

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Steve Inskeep says there is much to debate about the specifics of what happened to Sen. Elizabeth Warren but the Senate rule invoked by the GOP is one that many of us would do well to live by.

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What If 'Something Happens' After Judge's Ruling On Trump's Travel Ban?

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

President Trump has said on Twitter that any terrorist attack would be the fault of the federal judge who ruled against the government. But history and the law suggest otherwise.

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How's The New President Doing? Voters In One Trump County Talk

Friday, February 03, 2017

Two weeks into Trump's presidency, we talk voters in Johnstown, Pa., about what they're thinking. The industrial city in the western part of the state voted overwhelmingly for Trump.

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Outgoing State Department Official Urges Colleagues To Stay And Serve

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Career foreign service officer Tom Countryman was an acting undersecretary for arms control until he was dismissed last week. In a farewell speech, he urged his colleagues to protect the Constitution.

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Lawsuit Claims Foreign Payments To Trump's Businesses Violate Constitution

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Two former White House ethics lawyers — Richard Painter and Norm Eisen — are part of a legal team filing suit against President Trump — alleging violation of the Constitution's Emoluments Clause.

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Germans Confirm Market Attacker Was Killed In Italy, Question How He Got There

Friday, December 23, 2016

Officers in Milan shot and killed the suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack. Now there are questions about how the man, who had a criminal record, was able to get into France and then Italy.

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A Finder's Guide To Facts

Sunday, December 11, 2016

The deluge of fake news suggests we live in a "post-truth" era. But NPR's Steve Inskeep says it would be better to call this a "post-trust" era. Here are his tips to sniff out the suspect sources.

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Remembering John Glenn

Friday, December 09, 2016

Nick Taylor, who helped John Glenn write his memoirs, discusses the legendary astronaut and senator who died on Thursday at the age of 95.

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New U.S. Ambassador To Beijing Is An Old Friend Of China's President

Friday, December 09, 2016

Christopher Hill, a former U.S. ambassador to Iraq and South Korea, talks about President-elect Donald Trump's choice for ambassador to China, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad.

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Oakland Raiders Fans Drink Their Flight Dry

Friday, December 09, 2016

On a flight to Kansas City, where the Oakland Raiders were playing a big game, Raider fans drank all the alcohol on the plane.

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The Challenges Facing Globalization

Thursday, December 08, 2016

If trade deals are renegotiated, what does it mean for globalization? Host Steve Inskeep talks to analyst David Wessel and NPR's Frank Langfitt, who is reporting from Sunderland, England.

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After 61 Years, Indiana Town Legalizes Pinball

Thursday, December 08, 2016

The town of Kokomo banned pinball in 1955, saying it worked against "peace and good order." The widely ignored ban has finally been lifted.

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Economists Debate Trump's Economic Vision For The U.S.

Thursday, December 08, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump is already addressing trade issues. We hear from Jared Bernstein and Peter Morici, economists on the left and the right, about Trump's economic vision for America.

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Texas Elector Resigns, Saying He Can't Vote For Trump In Electoral College

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Art Sisneros is a Texas elector who decided to resign rather than vote for Donald Trump in the Electoral College later this month. He explains how he came to that decision.

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