Amy Isackson

Amy Isackson appears in the following:

Mental Health Counselors Address Enormous Grief From Surfside Families

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Sandy Ala, a counselor working with Jewish Community Services of South Florida, who has been talking with survivors and families waiting for news in Surfside.


Police Departments Rely On A System Unequipped to Handle Racial Bias

Monday, July 05, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with KQED's Sandhya Dirks about the fourth episode of the podcast On Our Watch, which looks at how police departments are unequipped to identify and handle racist policing.


Lots Of Goals, Upsets And A Penalty Shootout: Euro 2020 Is Just Heating Up

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro checks in with Luis Miguel Echegaray of CBS Sports about the upcoming quarter finals of the European Soccer Tournament.


Waffle House Team Cooks Up Plan To Get Coworker To High School Graduation

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

A high schooler in Alabama was going to miss his graduation because he didn't have a cap and gown, a ride, or tickets to attend. But his Waffle House coworkers rallied to get him there.


Nicaragua Cracks Down On Press, Government Jails Opposition Leaders Ahead Of Election

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with New York Times reporter Anatoly Kurmanaev on the recent crackdown of press in Nicaragua as the government jails opposition leaders ahead of the November election.


Michael Paul Williams On His Pulitzer Commentary On Monument Avenue In Richmond, Va.

Monday, June 21, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Paul Williams from the Richmond Times-Dispatch about his columns on the confederate statues on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va.


The Personal Cost Of Solitary Confinement

Friday, June 18, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with activists Candie Hailey, who spent just over three years in solitary confinement, and Scott Paltrowitz about the long-term consequences of solitary confinement.


How The U.S. Can Control Its Financial Presence In Afghanistan When Troops Leave

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with John F. Sopko, special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction. He's calling for continued oversight of U.S. funding there as American presence declines.


Euro 2020 Is Finally Here: These Are The Teams To Watch

Thursday, June 10, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with CBS Sports HQ analyst Luis Miguel Echegaray about what's different at this year's European Championship and the teams to beat heading into the kickoff on Friday.


Devastating 2nd Wave Of Coronavirus Has Changed India's Media Landscape

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Audie Cornish talks with Manisha Pande of the Indian news outlet "Newslaundry" about how India's devastating second COVID-19 wave has changed local media's coverage of the crisis and the government.


Russian Hackers Hit The U.S. Yet Again — A Security Expert Details How To Respond

Friday, May 28, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang chats with Chris Painter, an expert in cybersecurity, about Russia's recent hack into an email account for the U.S. Agency for International Development.


Why A 2014 Investigation Into War Crimes In Israel And Gaza Is Still Unfinished

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Diane Orentlicher, international law professor at American University, about the International Criminal Court's investigation into war crimes in Israel and Gaza.


George Floyd's Impact On The Fight For Racial Justice

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with author and police misconduct attorney Andrea Ritchie about how having George Floyd as a symbol in the fight against racial injustice impacts the wider movement.


Checking In With Black Bookstores Nearly A Year After 2020's Book Boom On Racism

Friday, May 21, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with three Black bookstore owners to gauge how they've fared since 2020's high-profile deaths of Black people caused a surge in sales and if customers stayed engaged afterward.


Children In Gaza Suffer Trauma After Repeated Cycles of War

Thursday, May 20, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Hozayfa Yazji of the Norwegian Refugee Council about the children who have been killed in Gaza — some of whom had been receiving therapy for trauma from prior conflicts.


Palestinian Official Discusses How The U.N. Can Help End Violence In Israel And Gaza

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Feda Abdelhady, the Palestinians' deputy permanent observer to the U.N., about how the United Nations can help end the violence in Israel and Gaza.


Ethnic And Political Divides Stoke Violence On Israeli Streets

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dahlia Scheindlin, a political strategist at The Century Foundation, about the violence erupting in streets between Jewish Israelis and Palestinian citizens of Israel.


Peru, Venezuela Struggle As Coronavirus Cases And Deaths Rise In South America

Monday, May 17, 2021

As Latin America endures its worst moment in the pandemic, NPR's Audie Cornish talks with journalists Dan Collyns in Peru and Nicolle Yapur in Venezuela about the spread of COVID-19 in each country.


What Role Should The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Play In U.S. Policy?

Thursday, May 13, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Lucy Kurtzer-Ellenbogen, director of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict program at the U.S. Institute of Peace, about the history and future of U.S. policy on the conflict.


Colonial Pipeline Shutdown Is The Latest In Wave Of Cyber Attacks

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Allie Mellen, a security and risk analyst at Forrester, a research company that monitors cybersecurity. They discuss the wave of cyber attacks on U.S. industries.