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Why Johnny Cash's music still resonates today, 20 years after his death

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

NPR's Scott Detrow speaks with Johnny Cash historian Mark Stielper and Cash's son, John Carter Cash, on their book, Johnny Cash: The Life in Lyrics and the Man in Black's legacy as a songwriter.


An exit interview with Democratic Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Oregon

Thursday, November 09, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., about his retirement from Congress and how urban transportation policy has evolved throughout his almost three decades in Congress.


During wartime, is there space to deliver a message of unity in Israel?

Friday, October 20, 2023

In the mixed community of Israel's Lod, some groups are trying to deliver calls for peace and unity. But that is a message not everyone wants to hear at a time of war.


What a rabbi hopes to offer the wounded and grieving in Israel

Friday, October 20, 2023

Rabbi Amichai Lau-Lavie has spent the last week in Israel counseling survivors of the Oct. 7 Hamas attack.


Can the U.S. stand with both Israel and Ukraine?

Thursday, October 19, 2023

You know that old saying about being able to walk and chew gum at the same time? Julianne Smith, the U.S. ambassador to NATO, is living it.


Can the U.S. stand with both Israel and Ukraine? U.S. ambassador to NATO weighs in

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with U.S. Ambassador to NATO Julianne Smith about how the U.S. can support both Israel and Ukraine.


Music legend Smokey Robinson has made his way to NPR's Tiny Desk

Monday, October 16, 2023

Smokey Robinson, who is 83 years old, is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice. Now, he's made his way to NPR's Tiny Desk.


How the war in Ukraine impacted David McCloskey's Russia spy thriller

Thursday, October 05, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with David McCloskey, whose new spy versus spy novel Moscow X is about a CIA officer scheming to recruit a Russian intelligence officer — and vice versa.


Barry Manilow topples Elvis' performance record at Vegas' International Theater

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

With his 637th performance at Vegas' International Theater, Barry Manilow has broken the performance record previously held by Elvis Presley.


Writing novels has created a quiet happy place for talk show host Graham Norton

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with talk show host and writer Graham Norton about his new novel Forever Home.


Like the man himself, Freddie Mercury auction finds emotion and enthusiasm in fans

Thursday, September 07, 2023

Thousands of items belonging to Queen's Freddie Mercury are being auctioned off this week, including his baby grand and early manuscripts of lyrics.


Historical fiction 'The Fraud' is about a man's testimony of outrageous, obvious lies

Wednesday, September 06, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with author Zadie Smith about her first work of historical fiction The Fraud, about the trial of a man who says one provably false thing after another.


'Yellowface' explores cultural appropriation in publishing via an unlikeable narrator

Friday, September 01, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with author R.F. Kuang on her novel Yellowface and why she wanted to write a book about cultural appropriation in the publishing world.


Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton faces an impeachment trial next week

Friday, September 01, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Sergio Martínez- Beltrán, political reporter for The Texas Newsroom, about the impeachment trial Attorney General Ken Paxton faces with charges including bribery.


How a week's worth of plastic adds up

Thursday, August 24, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with LA Times environmental reporter Susanne Rust about what she learned from logging her plastic use for a week.


The book 'In the Upper Country' looks at the Underground Railroad's history in Canada

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with author Kai Thomas about his debut novel In the Upper Country and exploring the Underground Railroad's little-known history in a community of free Black people in Canada.


One year on, how has the Inflation Reduction Act impacted climate action in the U.S.?

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Gina McCarthy, the former climate policy adviser for President Biden, about whether the IRA has had helped the U.S. properly deal with the threat of climate change.


How Fani Wallis is using Georgia's RICO laws to prosecute Trump

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Atlanta journalist George Chidi on how Fulton Country District Attorney Fani Willis has used Georgia's RICO laws to prosecute previous cases.


Hawaii Rep. Jill Tokuda on relief needed for Maui fire destruction

Monday, August 14, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Jill Tokuda, who represents Hawaii in the U.S. House of Representatives about the search and rescue efforts continue in Maui after wildfires.