Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep appears in the following:

'I Belonged Nowhere': A Story Of Displacement, From A Novelist Who Knows

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Salt Houses traces several generations of a displaced Palestinian family. Author Hala Alyan says she experienced firsthand the "intergenerational trauma that went along with losing a homeland."


History Of Our Time: Making Sense Of This Moment

Thursday, April 27, 2017

It's been a disorienting year in many democracies, and the world is changing. NPR is asking writers, thinkers and political leaders to help chart how we got to this point and where we're headed.


News Brief: Congress Returns, Mattis In Afghanistan, French Elections

Monday, April 24, 2017

The White House hopes lawmakers show movement on a tax overhaul and health care. Defense Secretary James Mattis is in Afghanistan. And, 2 French presidential candidates will be in a runoff next month.


In The 1920s, A Community Conspired To Kill Native Americans For Their Oil Money

Monday, April 17, 2017

The Osage tribe in Oklahoma became spectacularly wealthy in the early 1900s — and then members started turning up dead. David Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon describes the dark plot against them.


Set 40 Years In The Past, 'Guerrilla' Speaks Strongly To Today

Friday, April 14, 2017

Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley's new series is set in the U.K. during the 1970s, when immigrants of color from former colonies were coming there for work, but finding little opportunity.


To Ray Davies, America Is Still A Land Of Opportunity

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The former Kinks leader speaks with Steve Inskeep about Americana, a musical distillation of his sometimes tumultuous life as British rock star in the U.S.


The Remains Of President James K. Polk May Get A Fourth Resting Place

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Polk, who provoked war with Mexico, is buried on the Tennessee state Capitol grounds, his third burial place since he was laid to rest in 1849.


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."


'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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.