Audie Cornish

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For The Venezuelan Opposition, Protests Are 'Like A War'

Friday, June 23, 2017

Venezuela has been in political and economic turmoil for months. Daily demonstrations, food shortages and a crackdown on the opposition have forced the country into a near state of collapse.


'Big Sick' Creators Nanjiani And Gordon On Turning Their Courtship Into A Movie

Friday, June 23, 2017

In Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon's new rom-com, girl meets boy, girl contracts a mysterious illness and boy's Pakistani parents struggle to accept the relationship.


Dramatic Increase In Number Of People Being Hospitalized Due To Opioids

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Dr. Traci Green, deputy director of injury prevention at Boston Medical Center about the stunning show increase in the number of hospital visits related to opioids.


A History Of The Changes In Press Briefings

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Trump White House has upended yet another tradition — the on-camera press briefing. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with NPR Senior Editor and Correspondent Ron Elving about changes in press briefings.


After 7 Decades, Sonny Rollins Can't Get Music Off His Mind

Monday, June 12, 2017

The legendary saxophonist, who recently donated his personal archives, speaks with Christian McBride and Audie Cornish about improvisation, innovation, mentorship and legacy.


From Paris With Love: A Kansas City Musician Gets Distance And Perspective

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Missouri native Krystle Warren digs into American history on her new album Three The Hard Way. She talks about what it's like to observe the U.S. from France, her home for the past nine years.


Reporter: Blast Hit Arena Full Of Young Girls At U.S. Pop Star's Concert

Monday, May 22, 2017

All Things Considered host Audie Cornish speaks to the Financial Times' Andy Bounds about the latest in a deadly incident at an Ariana Grande show in Manchester, England.


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.


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.


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.


'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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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?


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.