Graham Smith appears in the following:
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
U.S. combat veteran Bryan Stern runs a nonprofit called Project Dynamo that extracts people from hostile places. Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the organization has rescued more than 400 people.
Friday, March 18, 2022
Supplies are running low at Lviv's regional cancer hospital in Ukraine. The patient load has doubled and supplies in Kyiv are inaccessible. But hospital staff choose the duty of care over safety.
Wednesday, March 09, 2022
The first of Ukraine's fallen soldiers are starting to come home. Two men were killed on the front lines in Russia's war on Ukraine. Hundreds gathered to mourn at their funeral on Tuesday.
Monday, May 04, 2020
Not-so-small companies like Shake Shack and organizations like the LA Lakers were able to get loans that were meant for suffering small businesses. What happened?
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
The Paycheck Protection Program is designed to help small businesses from falling off a cliff during the pandemic, but some companies on firm ground have gotten millions to expand.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Banks handling the federal government's loan program for small businesses made more than $10 billion in fees, while thousands of small businesses were shut out of the program.
Monday, April 13, 2020
On March 13, President Trump promised to mobilize private and public resources to respond to the coronavirus. NPR followed up on each promise and found little action had been taken.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
A fourth man was involved in the 1965 attack on civil rights worker and minister James Reeb, but that man was never identified or charged in Reeb's murder, an NPR investigation revealed.
Friday, March 17, 2017
In the 1950s and '60s, rock climber Royal Robbins put up big wall routes on cliffs in the Yosemite Valley that nobody had ever imagined. He also wrote influential books on climbing, and helped change rock climbing practices to be more environmentally sensitive. Robbins died on Tuesday at the age of 82.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
The prostitutes of Freetown can't find customers. A wedding planner's shop is stuffed with dresses but couples keep delaying the big day. And the condomologist reports that business isn't booming.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
When a man drives by the strip at Lumley Beach in downtown Freetown at night, he'll probably hear a sharp hiss. That's not an unusual sound in Sierra Leone. People hiss instead of whistling — to get your attention, to call for the bill at a restaurant, to buy a ...
Friday, June 28, 2013
When my NPR colleague Tom Bowman and I visited the southern Afghan district of Arghandab in the fall of 2009, we headed out on patrol with the U.S. Stryker battalion. We soon found ourselves in the middle of a firefight. A U.S. vehicle was blown up and two Americans ...