Audie Cornish

Audie Cornish appears in the following:

This Simple Puzzle Test Sealed The Fate Of Immigrants At Ellis Island

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

What did it take to get through Ellis Island? For a few years, it took passing a puzzle test. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Adam Cohen, who wrote about it in Smithsonian Magazine.

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Why Are Americans Drinking Less Cow's Milk? Its Appeal Has Curdled

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

In the 1900s, nutritionists and dairy producers helped convince Americans that cow's milk was nature's perfect food. But the science and tastes have changed, and we're guzzling much less than before.

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Radical Grooves And Hometown Heroes: Cuba's Lasting Jazz Legacy

Friday, April 28, 2017

As Havana prepares to host this year's International Jazz Day celebration, Jazz Night In America's Christian McBride shares how the island nation has shaped jazz in America and around the world.

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'Handmaid's Tale' Wants You To Feel Like 'This Could Happen Here'

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Elisabeth Moss and Samira Wiley star in Hulu's TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's 1985 dystopian novel — in which fertile women become reproductive surrogates for powerful men and their barren wives.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren's Call To Action: 'This Fight' Will Take Everybody

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

"Everybody's got to get out there and find the piece that they can do," the Democratic Massachusetts senator says. She talks to NPR's Audie Cornish about her new book, the middle class and activism.

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GoldLink On Go-Go And Making The Best Of A Bittersweet History

Friday, April 14, 2017

The D.C. rapper survived a rough upbringing and made it as a member of a hip-hop renaissance in and around the nation's capital. That, he says, is cause for both celebration and soul-searching.

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How Do You Raise A Feminist Daughter? Chimamanda Adichie Has 15 Suggestions

Friday, March 03, 2017

Adichie's new book began as a letter to a childhood friend (and new mother) who had asked for some advice. It's called Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions.

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In Wisconsin, Trump Democrats Consider Future Of Their Party

Thursday, February 23, 2017

President Trump won over Democrats in rural Wisconsin in the 2016 election. Voters weigh in on how Trump was able to break the blue wall by flipping so many states in the Rust Belt.

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Will Trump Democrats In Wisconsin Swing Back To Their Party?

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

President Trump won over Democrats in rural Wisconsin in 2016. Looking at Trump's term so far, one Democrat worries she will regret switching parties. Another says she will be voting GOP from now on.

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Speculation Swirls Around Two Names For Supreme Court Slot

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

NPR's Audie Cornish and Nina Totenberg discuss President Trump's possible picks for the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Can India's Economy Recover In 2017?

Monday, January 02, 2017

In November, India's government declared all high-value currency invalid and withdrew them from circulation. Starved of cash, the economy seized up.

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Why Busing Didn't End School Segregation

Thursday, October 06, 2016

A 50-year-old program in Boston buses students of color from the city into more affluent, mostly white suburbs. But why didn't other places adopt this system of desegregation?

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Looking Back On 50 Years Of Busing In Boston

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

For 50 years, Boston has been busing kids to force desegregation. Audie Cornish, who was part of the program as a kid, travels back to Boston to check on its effectiveness all these years later.

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Comparing Both Conventions As TV: Did Either One Get An Edge?

Friday, July 29, 2016

Now that the national conventions have concluded, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans looks back on both, judging them purely as television programs. Policy aside, did either convention make for compelling TV?

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At The Democratic Convention, Choreographing A Sea Of Signs

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Watch even a few minutes and you're bound to see some synchronized sign-holding — brightly colored placards with slogans like "Stronger Together" waving in the crowd.

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The Task Ahead Of Hillary Clinton On The DNC's Final Night

Thursday, July 28, 2016

With Day 4 of the Democratic National Convention set to kick off, Hillary Clinton's headlining speech is the main attraction — but it's by no means the only story line swirling on the final night.

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With All Eyes On Her, Hillary Clinton Steps Up To The Mound To Make Her Pitch

Thursday, July 28, 2016

It's the fourth and final night at the Democratic National Convention, and Hillary Clinton is set to take the stage, to accept the nomination and make the case for her White House bid.

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On A Night Capped By Obama, Democrats Aim To Stress National Security

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

On the third night of the Democratic National Convention, party officials are rolling out some of their heaviest hitters — including headliner President Obama.

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Democrats Kick Off Day 3 Of The DNC, With Obama As Marquee Speaker

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

President Obama will make the case for his former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, to succeed him in office when he speaks at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday.

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What's Next For Delegates For Bernie Sanders?

Monday, July 25, 2016

Delegates for Bernie Sanders reacted with shock and disappointment to leaked emails that suggested Democratic Party officials had favored Hillary Clinton over Sanders in the presidential primary.

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