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Audie Cornish

Audie Cornish appears in the following:

Can Baltimore Provide Addiction Treatment On Demand?

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Andrea Towson, who has used heroin off and on for 30 years, is eager to get treatment. "I just want to wake up and eat breakfast and be normal, no matter what that might be," she says.

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'This Song Is Uncomfortable': Macklemore On The Contradictions Of 'White Privilege'

Friday, January 29, 2016

The rapper says he knew that releasing a nine-minute song that called out his own privilege would — and should — be seen by some as an unwelcome co-opting of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Chicago Teens And Combat Veterans Join Forces To Process Trauma

Monday, January 25, 2016

In parts of Chicago, violence is unavoidable, with effects similar to being in a war zone. The Urban Warriors program connects kids with veterans who may understand what they've been through.

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Amid Violence, Chicago Parents Try To Inoculate Their Sons Against Fear

Thursday, December 10, 2015

It's been a tumultuous few months for parts of Chicago. Parents are doing their best to help their children understand what's happening and how their families and communities can move forward.

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Pitching Health Care In Baltimore's Red Light District

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Nathan Fields, a health outreach worker, has a knack for building trust with some of the people who distrust public officials the most.

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In Maryland, A Change In How Hospitals Are Paid Boosts Public Health

Friday, October 23, 2015

Baltimore Health Commissioner Leana Wen has big dreams for her city, but finding the money to achieve them is a challenge. Putting Maryland hospitals on fixed budgets may be the key.

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Baltimore Fights Heroin Overdoses With Antidote Outreach

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Fatal overdoses are rising among an estimated 19,000 people who use heroin in Baltimore. To curb deaths, the city's health commissioner aims to make an antidote widely available to drug users.

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Letters: A Correction, And Comments On Coverage Of The Virginia Shooting

Friday, August 28, 2015

All Things Considered corrects a figure from a report earlier this week on the anniversary of the war in Gaza. Audie Cornish also reads audience comments on coverage of the shooting o...

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A New Ride Down Dylan's 'Highway': What Do Millennials Think Of The Album?

Friday, August 28, 2015

Bob Dylan's seminal album, Highway 61 Revisited, celebrates its 50th birthday over the weekend. To mark the occasion, we're asking five of NPR's millennials to take a listen to the 50-year-old LP.

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In Wake Of Riot, Ariz. Governor Fires For-Profit Prison Firm

Friday, August 28, 2015

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to KJZZ reporter Alexandra Olgin about Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's decision to cut ties with a private-prison operator in the wake of a prison riot last month in Kingman.

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Award-Winning Casting Director Says Diversity Isn't A Trend, It's Evolution

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Casting director Jennifer Euston has a gift for remembering and placing faces. And she's used that skill to place a diverse mix of actors in Emmy-winning shows like Orange Is the New Black.

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Crime Interrupts A Baltimore Doctor's Reform Efforts

Friday, August 07, 2015

Dr. Leana Wen came to Baltimore as health commissioner to combat the city's longstanding problems with violence, drug addiction and health disparities. She finds that solutions don't come easy.

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70 Years Later, Remembering The Lives Lost And Shattered At Hiroshima

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Seventy years ago Thursday, the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. To mark the anniversary, Melissa Block and Audie Cornish read from journalist John Hersh...

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Can A 32-Year-Old Doctor Cure Baltimore's Ills?

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Leana Wen, Baltimore's new health commissioner, is trying to apply public health approaches to ameliorate the city's deep-seated problems with poverty, violence and disease.

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In Merkel's Uncomfortable Moment, A Glimpse Of Germany's Difficult Decisions

Friday, July 17, 2015

At a recent event, German Chancellor Angela Merkel met a Palestinian girl, who said she hoped to stay in Germany. When Merkel explained why she couldn't, the moment caught the people's attention.

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Remembering The 4 Marines Who Died In Chattanooga Shootings

Friday, July 17, 2015

Authorities announced the identities of the four Marines killed in the Chattanooga shootings: Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan, Staff Sgt. David Wyatt, Sgt. Carson Holmquist and Lance Cpl. Squire Wells.

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Director Julie Taymor Steers A 'Grounded' Portrait Of A Drone Pilot

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The political, one-woman play starring Anne Hathaway seems to be the opposite of what Taymor — the creative force behind Broadway's The Lion King and Spider-Man musical — is known for.

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Postal Service Slips Up With Special-Edition Stamp For Maya Angelou

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The U.S. Postal Service has put the late poet Maya Angelou's face and name, together with a choice quotation, on a special edition stamp. Trouble is, that quotation didn't start with her.

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Dresden Anti-Immigration Protests Cause Tension In Muslim Community

Friday, March 06, 2015

The German city of Dresden was at the center of large anti-immigration protests for months. Members of the city's Muslim community live with the tension caused by the protests.

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Kurdish-German Journalist Makes Light Of Hate Mail In Spoken Word Act

Thursday, March 05, 2015

NPR's Audie Cornish meets journalist Mely Kiyak, a German-born daughter of Kurds from Turkey. In her spoken word performance, she stages readings of hate mail directed at people of foreign origins.

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