Audie Cornish

Audie Cornish appears in the following:

'70 Over 70' Podcast Features Reflections From People Over The Age Of 70

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Max Linsky about his new podcast 70 Over 70 and his conversations with famous guests like Dionne Warwick and Norman Lear.

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The Pandemic Changed Medical Education In Potentially Lasting Ways

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Medical schools were forced to pivot to remote lectures and telemedicine visits during the pandemic. Some of those changes might be sticking for good.

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Iceland Tests Shorter Workweeks On A National Scale

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

After implementing a shorter work week, Iceland has published its findings — which include no change in productivity and less employee burnout.

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Texas Border Sees Law Enforcement Surge

Monday, July 05, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with freelance reporter Aaron Nelsen about the recent law enforcement surge at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas.

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What's Making Us Happy: A Guide For Your Weekend Watching, Listening And Reading

Friday, July 02, 2021

In our weekly roundup of shows, movies, books and music that brought us joy, Pop Culture Happy Hour recommends: Sex/Life, the Jean Smart renaissance and Arooj Aftab's album Vulture Prince.

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Questlove Discusses His Must-See New Doc, 'Summer Of Soul'

Thursday, July 01, 2021

Summer of Soul is a new documentary telling the story of a series of six concerts that took place in Harlem in 1969 — and is also Amir "Questlove" Thompson's first gig as a film director.

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The Uniquely American Intrugue Around UFOs

Monday, June 28, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with science and technology historian, Kate Dorsch, about why Americans seem to be especially interested in UFOs.

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How Privilege Plays A Role In America's Vaccine Hesitancy

Monday, June 28, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Junaid Nabi, health systems researcher, about what makes vaccine hesitancy such a uniquely American issue.

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CDC Director Rochelle Walensky On Coronavirus Variants And Vaccinations

Friday, June 25, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish checks in with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky about vaccinations, variants and the current state of the pandemic.

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Inside The Courtroom At Derek Chauvin's Sentencing

Friday, June 25, 2021

On Friday, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 1/2 years for the murder of George Floyd. A jury found Chauvin guilty on three counts in April.

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A New Study Suggests Dinosaurs Might Not Have Been As Cold-Blooded As We Thought

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Researchers have found hundreds of baby dinosaur bones in the Alaskan Arctic, suggesting that dinosaurs may have lived at cold northern latitudes year-round.

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Organized Crime Is Targeting South Africa's 'Green Gold': Avocados

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish chats with Wall Street Journal reporter Alexandra Wexler about rising rates of avocado theft in South Africa.

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Academic Who Brought Critical Race Theory To Education Says Bills Are Misguided

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Legislators are calling Critical Race Theory divisive and pushing to ban it in classrooms. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Gloria Ladson-Billings, one of the first to apply the theory in education.

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Law Professor Says Supreme Court NCAA Ruling Is Meaningful, But Not Monumental

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Cardozo School of Law professor Ekow Yankah about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to allow education-related compensation to student athletes.

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White House Adviser Says Biden Will Keep Pushing For 'Human Infrastructure Bill,' Too

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Heather Boushey, a member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, on President Biden's infrastructure plan and expanded child tax credits.

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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.

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Recent Polling Data Shows Why Nearly 2/3 Of Americans Oppose Cash Reparations

Friday, June 18, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Tatishe Nteta of University of Massachusetts, Amherst about his poll showing that nearly 2/3 of Americans oppose cash reparations for the descendants of enslaved people.

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Bishops Debate Whether Politicians Who Support Abortion Rights Can Receive Communion

Friday, June 18, 2021

American Catholic bishops voted to move forward with a process that may challenge the eligibility of politicians who support abortion rights, such as President Joe Biden, to receive communion.

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5 Books To Read On Social Justice That Go Beyond The Instructive

Friday, June 18, 2021

Kiese Laymon, author of Heavy and Long Division, recommends five "incisive and innovative" books on social justice for Juneteenth.

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A Columnist's Reaction To England Men's Soccer Team Taking A Knee

Thursday, June 17, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with writer Nels Abbey about his recent column surrounding fans booing the English men's national soccer team for taking a knee in honor of Black Lives Matter.

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