Audie Cornish

Audie Cornish appears in the following:

The Legacy Of Chuck Geschke, Co-Founder Of Adobe

Monday, April 26, 2021

David Brock of the Computer History Museum tells us about Chuck Geschke, a co-founder of Adobe, which introduced desktop publishing.


Mediterranean Migrant Rescue Left To Civilian Ships

Monday, April 26, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with journalist Emmanuelle Chaze about the rescue ship Ocean Viking's response to a shipwreck off the coast of Libya last week, in which about 130 migrants drowned.


Black Americans React To Chauvin Verdict, Feel 'Hopeful,' 'Skeptical,' 'Relieved'

Friday, April 23, 2021

Black Americans around the country have been processing their emotions surrounding the case of Derek Chauvin. Some are joyful. Some are relieved. Others are skeptical about what happens now.


Energy Policy Researcher Says Biden's Jobs Plan Tackles Climate Change

Friday, April 09, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with environmental policy expert Dr. Leah Stokes of University of California, Santa Barbara, about how President Biden's infrastructure plan addresses climate change.


Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo: U.S. Devising Strategy To Push Back On China

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo says she is beginning to mend fences with U.S. allies alienated by the Trump administration. She says they will be valuable partners in the fight to counter China.


How To Start Conversations About Anti-Asian Racism With Your Family

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

The rise in reports of anti-Asian hate incidents over the past year, including the shootings at Atlanta-area spas, has resurfaced the need for many to talk about racism with their loved ones.


George Floyd Family Lawyer Ben Crump: Trial Is A Chance For Justice

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

Ben Crump has long represented families of Black people killed by police. Crump says accountability is one thing, but "justice would be them still here with us living."


2 Determined Mothers Clash Over Integration Efforts In 'What's Mine And Yours'

Monday, March 01, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Naima Coster about her novel What's Mine And Yours, about a North Carolina high school in the middle of an integration program in the early 2000.


3 Teachers On The Push To Return To The Classroom

Thursday, February 11, 2021

"I was livid," says Maxie Hollingsworth, a teacher in Houston. "Everyone is saying that schools must reopen, but teachers are not a priority for vaccines. That is insane."


Global Initiative To Start Shipping Vaccines To Africa, Where Supplies Are Low

Friday, February 05, 2021

Dr. Katherine O'Brien of the World Health Organization says poor countries are able to get their populations vaccinated — they just need the doses.


Senate Says No To $15 Minimum Wage For Now, But Democrats Vow To Push On

Friday, February 05, 2021

Raising the federal minimum wage to $15 remains a priority of President Biden and Democrats after the Senate approved an amendment prohibiting a wage increase during the pandemic.


Struggling To Discuss Tough Topics With A Kid? Here Are Books That Might Help

Thursday, December 31, 2020

If you feel daunted by the responsibility of shepherding a child through difficult times, don't feel alone: "I'm afraid of those moments as a parent, too," says picture book author Matt de la Peña.


Psychologist Says Tailored Messaging Is Key For Effective Public Health Policy

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Officials need to understand communication styles and preferences in order to convince people to follow health guidelines. Gaurav Suri says psychology should inform how officials set public policy.


Busta Rhymes On 'Extinction Level Event 2' And Hip-Hop As A Daily Practice

Monday, November 23, 2020

The latest in a prolific career, Busta's new album is a sequel — delivered 22 years after the first Extinction Level Event — and a characteristically big, ambitious project.


'You Can See The Regret': ICU Nurse On Patients Who Failed To Take COVID Precautions

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Lydia Mobley is a traveling ICU nurse who is currently working at a hospital in central Michigan. She describes how hard it has been treating patients during the current surge in coronavirus cases.


Archbishop Wilton Gregory Says 'Carry On' Work For Racial And Societal Justice

Friday, October 30, 2020

Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who will be the first Black American Catholic cardinal, talks about the historic nature of his position, the political issues that inform his work in the church and more.


Why More White Voters May Not Support Trump In 2020

Thursday, October 22, 2020

President Trump may be losing his lock on white voters, who were critical to his 2016 win. NPR discusses why more white voters are supporting Joe Biden and what it means for Trump's reelection bid.


In 'American Crisis,' New York Gov. Cuomo Gives Halftime Review Of Pandemic Response

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

In his new book American Crisis, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo describes how his state battled coronavirus after it became an epicenter — and what he'll do differently going forward.


How Have American Billionaires Gotten Richer Despite Pandemic Recession?

Thursday, October 08, 2020

Since the pandemic began, many American billionaires have gotten even richer despite one of the country's worst recessions. NPR explores the reasons why and the implications for the future.


To Tackle Racial Disparities In COVID-19, California Enacts New Metric For Reopening

Tuesday, October 06, 2020

Dr. Mark Ghaly, California's health secretary, discusses a new health equity metric that requires larger counties to reduce coronavirus rates in minority communities before businesses can reopen.