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Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep appears in the following:

Remembering The Alamo With A Texas Historian

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

At The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, historian Frank de la Teja explains how the dividing line between the United States and Mexico came to be drawn where it is.

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Borderland: A Journey Along The Changing Frontier

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep traveled the length of the U.S.-Mexico border to explore how the two countries are linked โ€” and how they are separated.

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Ancient Syrian City A Wasteland Of Modern Violence

Sunday, February 02, 2014

The ancient Syrian city of Homs was one of the first parts of the country to rise up against the Assad regime. Now, it's very difficult for western reporters to visit the city. We take a rare glimpse inside the city, from spring 2013, when the fighting was already fierce. (This story originally aired on Morning Edition on June 3, 2013.)

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Mexican Authorities Recover Stolen Radioactive Material

Thursday, December 05, 2013

A Mexican truck carrying radioactive material was hijacked and couldn't be located for two days. The truck was found empty on Wednesday and later the radioactive material was located separately. It's unclear if the thieves knew what they were stealing.

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Biden Visits China Amid Tension With Japan

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden holds a second day of talks with Chinese leaders in Beijing on Thursday amid increasing tensions over the East China Sea. While he was visiting Japan earlier in the week, Biden criticized China's actions in declaring an Air Defense Identification Zone over disputed islands in the area. The issue has cast a pall over Biden's visit to Beijing, with official Chinese media accusing the vice president of taking Japan's side in the territorial dispute.

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NFL To Probe Culture Of Hazing, Harassment

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

The National Football League is investigating reports of harassment by members of the Miami Dolphins. The team suspended lineman Richie Incognito indefinitely for "conduct detrimental to the team." That conduct is tied to allegations of continued harassment made by teammate Jonathan Martin, who abruptly left the team last week.

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Study Sheds Light On Criminal Activity During Time Change

Monday, November 04, 2013

Over the weekend, most areas of the U.S. observed Daylight Saving Time. The clocks were turned back one hour, and an hour of daylight was moved from the evening to the morning. New research indicates the time change has a big downside: an apparent increase in crimes.

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Palestinians Celebrate Release Of Prisoners

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Expectations are low for the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, which Secretary of State John Kerry arm-twisted the reluctant sides into this summer. Yet there are some small steps taking place. On Wednesday morning, Palestinians were celebrating the release of prisoners from Israeli jails.

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Lawmakers To Grill Sebelius On Affordable Care Act

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is testifying Wednesday on Capitol Hill. She can expect some heated questions about the rugged rollout of the Affordable Care Act. President Obama, meanwhile, heads to Boston to talk about health care in the afternoon.

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World Series Heads Back To Boston With Red Sox Ahead

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The Boston Red Sox took the lead in the World Series with a 3-1 win Monday night against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Red Sox now have a 3-2 edge as the Series moves back to Boston.

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Saudi Women Get In Driver's Seat To Protest Ban

Monday, October 28, 2013

Dozens of women in Saudi Arabia drove cars Saturday in open protest against the kingdom's ban on women driving. NPR's Deborah Amos, who has been covering the story, speaks with Steve Inskeep about the outcome and implications of the protest.

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Shutdown-Delayed Jobs Report To Be Released

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

On Tuesday, the Labor Department will release the monthly jobs report โ€” more than two weeks later than usual. The September report was delayed by the government shutdown.

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World War II Veteran Honored Decades Later

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

World War II veteran Phillip Coon received three medals Monday night in a quiet ceremony at Tulsa International Airport.

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Obama To Address Health Care Website Problems

Monday, October 21, 2013

President Obama delivers a statement Monday about the technical issues consumers have been experiencing in signing up online for health exchanges under the Affordable Care Act. Steve Inskeep talks to NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson for a look ahead at the president's remarks and a sense of what the political impact has been so far.

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Syrian Refugees Voice Opinions On Airstrike Debate

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Perhaps no one has more of a stake in the outcome of the airstrike debate than the people of Syria. How are Syrian refugees in Lebanon reacting to the possibility of a U.S. military strike against the Assad government?

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Pentagon Prepares For Strikes On Syria

Monday, September 09, 2013

President Obama has asked Congress for the authority to attack, citing evidence that Syria's government used chemical weapons against its own people. Planners must tailor strikes that are not too aggressive to satisfy legislators who don't want the Syria crisis to escalate. But they must develop plans that would be robust enough to make a difference in the war to satisfy others.

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Fed Watches Friday's Jobless Data For Signs To End Stimulus

Friday, September 06, 2013

The jobless rate dipped to 7.3 percent in August as 169,000 jobs were added to public and private payrolls, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated. This report has taken on special significance because it could affect the Federal Reserve's plan to begin phasing out its bond-buying program.

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Obama Uses G-20 Summit To Gather Support On Syria

Friday, September 06, 2013

The G-20 meeting draws to a close on Friday, overshadowed by the crisis in Syria. President Obama continues to try, both at home and abroad, to build support for a U.S. military strike on Syria.

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French Parliament To Debate U.S.-Led Strikes In Syria

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

French lawmakers on Wednesday will debate how to respond to an alleged chemical attack in Syria. France made public intelligence documents suggesting the Syrian government was behind the attack. At the same time, the French newspaper, Le Figaro, published an interview with Syrian President Bashar Assad.

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Many In Washington Were Surprised By Obama's Syria Decision

Monday, September 02, 2013

President Obama on Saturday announced that he would wait on military action against Syria until members of Congress could vote on the resolution. Congress still has a week to go before its recess ends and lawmakers can discuss the matter.

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