Ari Shapiro

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Esper: U.S. Could Strike Iran Or Proxies 'Where Legally Available And Appropriate'

Monday, January 13, 2020

In an interview with NPR on Monday, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said if U.S. troops or interests are threatened, the U.S. will have the right to retaliate.


10 Years, One Shed: Building A Meticulous Musician's Debut

Thursday, January 09, 2020

"I'm a combination of a perfectionist and a snail," Khushi jokes. It took him 10 years to write Strange Seasons, which he ended up recording in a shed over the course of six years.


'Switched On Pop' Podcast Turns Accessible Music Analysis Into A New Book

Thursday, December 26, 2019

The popular podcast examines the craft of pop music with an accessible academic lens. Now, the hosts have authored a book that covers episodes on Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen and Drake.


What Matters To Health Care Voters: 5 Voices From New Hampshire

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Health care is shaping up to be a major issue in the 2020 elections and is dividing the field of Democratic presidential candidates. But what drives voters? Here are a few of their stories.


In 'Work In Progress,' A Darkly Funny Coming-Of-Middle-Age

Friday, December 13, 2019

Abby McEnany plays a version of herself — a mid-40s, queer, gender non-conforming woman — in a new Showtime comedy series. It's the first TV project for the Chicago improv stalwart.


2 New Hampshire Doctors Are On Opposite Sides Of Health Care Divide

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

A pair of retired physicians, who are progressive activists in New Hampshire, have been friends for over 30 years. But they disagree on whether to support Medicare for All.


New Hampshire Voters Share Their Views On Medicare For All

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Democrats are divided on the platform of Medicare for All. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to voters in New Hampshire about how their experience with the healthcare system informs their views on the policy.


Musician To Musician: Our 5th Annual Thanksgiving Chain Of Gratitude

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Ari Shapiro names The New Pornographers as a musical act he's thankful for in 2019. That gratitude is passed forward to nêhiyawak, then Leikeli47 and finally to Chick Corea.


'Last Call' Goes Behind The Scenes At Bars, Giving A Glimpse Of Post-Shift Rituals

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Last Call, a new book by author Brad Thomas Parsons, examines the rituals behind closing time at dozens of bars around the country. Parsons asks bartenders what their final drink would be.


Igor Levit: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, November 22, 2019

The insightful pianist offers a Beethoven bonanza, ranging from the mesmerizing pulse of the popular "Moonlight" Sonata to flashes of wry humor and tender beauty.


Special Report: Key Takeaways From Fiona Hill And David Holmes' Testimonies

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Two more witnesses testified on Thursday in front of the House Intelligence Committee, marking the end of this week's public impeachment hearings.


Months After Massive ICE Raid, Residents Of A Mississippi Town Wait And Worry

Sunday, November 17, 2019

The biggest workplace immigration raid ever in a single state occurred on Aug. 7 in Mississippi. In Morton — a town that's about 25% Latino — the effects have rippled throughout the community.


Special Coverage: Day 2 Of The Public Impeachment Inquiry Hearings

Friday, November 15, 2019

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testified before Congress on the second day of public hearings in the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump.


Special Coverage: Day 1 Of The Public Impeachment Inquiry Hearings

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Two senior State Department officials testified in front of the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday in the first public impeachment hearing in more than two decades.


Republican Rep. Jodey Arrington Discusses Public Impeachment Hearings

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Rep. Jodey Arrington, R-Texas, about the first day of public impeachment hearings.


How Immigration Raids In August Have Changed A Small Town In Mississippi

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The community of Morton, Miss., is still dealing with the biggest single-state work site immigration raid in U.S. history. Seven chicken plants were raided and 680 people arrested.


We Visit A Mississippi Town 3 Months After Massive ICE Raid

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

From the day of the raids, the community has rallied behind immigrant families. All across town, you find the kind of relief efforts you might see after a natural disaster.


A Preview Of This Week's Public Impeachment Hearings

Monday, November 11, 2019

Lawmakers prepare for the open impeachment hearings that begin this week. Republicans continue to echo the president - that there was nothing impeachable out of the call with the Ukrainian president.


30 Years After The Berlin Wall Came Down — Some Dividing Lines Persist In Germany

Friday, November 08, 2019

Thirty years ago, the Berlin Wall came down. Today, new dividing lines have emerged. NPR's Ari Shapiro checks back in with Ahmad Akkad, a Syrian refugee living in Germany.


Can Dolly Parton Heal America?

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to WNYC's Jad Abumrad about his new podcast which explores the life and legacy of the prolific songwriter and her ability to bridge the divide in America.