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Who Makes The List Of Trustworthiness?

Saturday, February 14, 2015

A company called The Marketing Arm ranks celebrities by trustworthiness. This week, news anchor Brian Williams took a dive from 23 to 835. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Matt Delzell about the list.

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Sneak Peek At The Ebola Diaries: A Doctor Opens Her Heart, Journal

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

For six weeks, American doctor blogged almost every day while volunteering at an Ebola treatment center. Her writings offer a rare look into a world we've only gotten glimpses of.

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All Things Considered

Brian Williams Suspended For 6 Months Without Pay By NBC

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

NBC has suspended news anchor Brian Williams without pay for six months. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik.

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Fresh Air

Fresh Air Weekend: Bradley Cooper, Review Of 'Better Call Saul,' David Linden

Saturday, February 07, 2015

Cooper says the conversation about American Sniper is moving way the film's message about vets; the prequel to Breaking Bad is as good as its parent series; Linden talks about his new book Touch.

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Fresh Air

Fresh Air Weekend: Benedict Cumberbatch, 'American Sniper' Review And 'Teenage Brain'

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Cumberbatch portrays the eccentric mathematician Alan Turing in The Imitation Game; John Powers reviews American Sniper; neuroscientist Frances Jensen discusses why teens should protect their brains.

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Morning Edition

African-American NASCAR Driver Raced Like 'A Great Artist'

Friday, January 30, 2015

Wendell Scott becomes the first African-American NASCAR driver to be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Friday. Although Scott faced racism during his career, his son says he would never stop racing.

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Fresh Air

Editor Picks Religions For The First Norton Anthology of World Religions

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The anthology includes ancient and contemporary interpretations of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Daoism. Editor Jack Miles discusses primary texts, extremism and death.

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Listen to Lucy

Should falling off my bicycle stop me from leaning in?

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Should falling off my bicycle stop me from leaning in?

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All Things Considered

Looking At How Greece's New Government Will Fare In Eurozone

Monday, January 26, 2015

As Greece's Syriza party takes charge, NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute For International Economics, about what this means for Greece and the Eurozone.

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Transcript: Steve Inskeep Interviews Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel

Monday, January 26, 2015

The full transcript of Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep's exit interview with outgoing Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.

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All Things Considered

Behind The Oscars, An Academy Lacking Variety

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are largely white, male and older than 60 years old. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Darnell Hunt of UCLA about how the lack of diversity affects their decisions.

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Fresh Air

Fresh Air Weekend: Al Michaels, Review Of Sleater-Kinney's New Album, David Morris

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Broadcaster Al Michaels talks about anchoring the Super Bowl; Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews Sleater-Kinney's latest album; Journalist David Morris talks about his book The Evil Hours about PTSD.

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Love + Radio

Split Brain (Rebroadcast)

Friday, January 23, 2015

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor is a brain scientist who remembers every moment of her life-altering stroke (originally broadcast in 2008).

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Love + Radio

Split Brain (Rebroadcast)

Friday, January 23, 2015

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor is a brain scientist who remembers every moment of her life-altering stroke (originally broadcast in 2008).

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Fresh Air

Broadcaster Al Michaels Gets Ready To Provide 'Lyrics' For The Super Bowl

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Michaels will anchor the Feb. 1 game between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots. He tells Fresh Air about falling in love with sports and the hardest sport to announce.

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All Things Considered

Investigation Reveals Rampant Use Of Flashbang Grenades By Police

Sunday, January 18, 2015

An investigation by ProPublica reports that says some police use flashbang grenades routinely with little training. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with reporter Julia Angwin about how and why this is happening.

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All Things Considered

Celebrating A Year Of Big Breaks

Saturday, January 17, 2015

The Weekend All Things Considered series "My Big Break" is turning a year old this weekend. NPR's Arun Rath talks with producer Daniel Hajek about his experience making the series.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 408: How We Roll

Monday, January 12, 2015

In July 2014, Raphael Hameed was walking with his 5-year-old son, Ish, when they were hit by a speeding car. Raphael lost his leg. Ish, his only son, was killed. While the driver is awaiting trial for vehicular homicide, her sister, Megiddëh Goldston, is trying to do right by the Hameed family. They connected after the accident. And now she visits Raphael and his wife, Heidi, to help with their day-to day-life. They sat down for StoryCorps in Colorado Springs.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 407: Top Secret Santa

Monday, January 12, 2015

Terri Van Keuren, Richard Shoup and Pamela Farrell remember how their father, Air Force Colonel Harry Shoup, started the holiday tradition of tracking Santa Claus on U.S. military radar in 1955.

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All Things Considered

Gearing Up For Another Season Of Campaign Reporting

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Political reporters are gearing up for a long, vicious presidential campaign in 2016. But has coverage gotten worse over the years? NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Politico media watcher Dylan Byers.

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