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Wednesday, September 07, 2022
In 1960, at the age of six, Ruby Bridges was the first Black child to desegregate an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. Now she shares the lessons she learned with future generations.
Monday, September 05, 2022
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with the activist Ruby Bridges about her new book I Am Ruby Bridges, which tells her story through her six-year-old eyes.
Friday, September 02, 2022
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Buenos Aires-based journalist Natalie Alcoba about the failed assassination attempt on Argentina's vice-president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with former pro tennis player and Tennis Channel commentator Chanda Rubin about Serena Williams' legacy on and off the court.
Monday, August 29, 2022
As the U.S. Open began Monday in New York, tennis fans tuned into what could be Serena Williams' final matches. The tennis icon hinted she might retire after this year's tournament.
Friday, August 26, 2022
Severe droughts have lowered the levels of waterways around the world, leading to the discovery of several artifacts and historical sites previously hidden underwater.
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with author Olaf Olafsson on his new novel Touch and how the pandemic inspired the love story he had been wanting to write for years.
Thursday, August 04, 2022
Children's book writer Matt de la Pena and poet and essayist Hanif Abdurraqib talk about how basketball feeds their writing.
Thursday, August 04, 2022
Each year, thousands of bikes are thrown into waterways. Author Jody Rosen explains the history, and possible motivations for this strange phenomenon.
Tuesday, August 02, 2022
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with writer and audiobook narrator Julia Whelan about what it was like bringing her own profession to the pages of her new novel Thank You For Listening.
Thursday, July 28, 2022
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with White House senior adviser Gene Sperling about Thursday's new GDP numbers and the health of the U.S. economy.
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with author Ann Patchett about her latest collection of essays, These Precious Days, and how she ended up quarantining with Tom Hanks' personal assistant.
Monday, July 25, 2022
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., about her trip to Ukraine with a bipartisan Congressional delegation and meeting with President Zelenskyy.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Eli Rosenbaum spent his career hunting down Nazis after World War II. Now, he will use those skills to seek out war criminals in the Russia-Ukraine war.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Department of Justice official Eli Rosenbaum on his investigation into war crimes that occurred in Ukraine.
Friday, July 15, 2022
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Bloomberg Businessweek correspondent Joshua Green on Steve Bannon's new willingness to testify before the House select committee investigating Jan. 6.
Thursday, July 14, 2022
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with New York City's health commissioner, Ashwin Vasan, about the city's response to the monkeypox outbreak.
Monday, July 04, 2022
We asked people who immigrated to the United States what the day meant to them — and how their feelings about the holiday have changed since they first arrived.
Monday, June 27, 2022
This Fourth of July, we want to hear from people who immigrated to the U.S. about what the day means to you. How do you celebrate? Did America live up to the promise it held when you moved here?
Friday, June 17, 2022
In her new film, Thompson portrays a widower who reckons with her own sexual discovery in an experience she calls "irresistibly delicious."