Heidi Glenn

Heidi Glenn appears in the following:

From Medical School To Fighting COVID-19 On The Front Lines At Bellevue Hospital

Friday, May 15, 2020

Gabrielle Mayer graduated from medical school early to help out with coronavirus patients in New York City. Some of her patients have died, she says. But there have been small, profound moments.


Ohio County Prosecutor: Pandemic Puts More Stress On Families Dealing With Addiction

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Even though Vinton County, Ohio, hasn't had high infection rates of the coronavirus, social restrictions have made it harder to keep drug users and their children safe, says Trecia Kimes-Brown.


Researchers Look To Behavior To Explore Why The Coronavirus May Hit Men Harder

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Men appear to be dying of the coronavirus at higher rates than women. Sarah Hawkes, a professor of public health at University College London, says gendered behavior may help explain why.


Bill Gates, Who Has Warned About Pandemics For Years, On The U.S. Response So Far

Thursday, April 09, 2020

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates gives high marks for social distancing efforts but low marks for testing. He says he thinks large public gatherings may have to wait until there's a vaccine.


Facebook Grants For Coronavirus News Coverage: 3 Questions With Campbell Brown

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Campbell Brown, Facebook's head of news partnerships, describes the company's $100 million investment in local news agencies.


Tampa Mayor Calls Florida Governor's Stay-At-Home Order 'Better Late Than Never'

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Jane Castor issued a stay-at-home order for Tampa last week, but until Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis had resisted calls for similar action across the entire state.


Gen. McChrystal's Advice To Trump On Coronavirus: 'Fight It As An American Fight'

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal's leadership guidance for managing the coronavirus crisis: Instill confidence, tell the truth and fight it like a war.


Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Is 'Still Not Satisfied' With Trump Administration Response

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Hogan speaks to NPR's Rachel Martin about President Trump's claim that there's no longer a lack of coronavirus testing kits.


Amazon Official Says Company Is Taking 'Every Precaution' After Workers Test Positive

Friday, March 27, 2020

Jay Carney, Amazon's senior VP of global corporate affairs, describes the company's growing role during the coronavirus outbreak and how it is trying to keep its workers safe.


New Site Collects Reports Of Racism Against Asian Americans Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Friday, March 27, 2020

Russell Jeung, a professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University, describes harassment, assault and microaggressions against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic.


Need Help Cooking Through The Coronavirus Pandemic? Chef Amanda Freitag Has Tips

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Many quarantined Americans are cooking like crazy — but what if you're clueless in the kitchen? Chef Amanda Freitag has some tips on pantry stocking, alternative spicing and ingredient substitutions.


How Trump's Impeachment Unfolded, In The Words Of Those Who Administered It

Saturday, February 08, 2020

Throughout the impeachment process, NPR interviewed dozens of lawmakers who sat in on the hearings, testimony, defense and votes. Read the key moments in their own words.


As Caucus Day Nears, Iowa Voters Guided By Big Health Care Changes

Friday, January 31, 2020

Health care has consistently polled as the No. 1 issue for Iowa voters. As they prepare to caucus, voters weigh which candidate to support and what health care should look like in the future.


Liang Jun, China's Iconic Female Tractor Driver, Dies At 90

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Ari Shapiro talks with Tina Mai Chen, a professor at the University of Manitoba, about the death of a model worker who was featured on China's 1 yuan banknotes.


GOP Senator Calls White House 'Cavalier' About The Constitution, Backs Curbs On Trump

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Republican Sen. Mike Lee of Utah calls a briefing on Iran with White House officials "an unmitigated disaster" and is seeking to reassert Congress' role in authorizing the use of military force.


A Single Mother And Her Child Continue A Circle Of Life Disrupted By The Nazis

Friday, January 03, 2020

When Dena Kohleriter was 36, she decided to start a family on her own. At StoryCorps with her daughter, Jori, Dena describes how her grandmother, a Holocaust survivor, responded to the news.


A Father's Advice: The Choice To Start A Family Is 'An Act Of Hope'

Friday, December 13, 2019

Jessica Kibblewhite wonders whether it makes sense to bring a child into a world that seems broken and scary. At StoryCorps, her dad helps her find clarity with advice about humanity.


Let's Play Ball! Share Your Sports-Inspired Poems

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

NPR's Rachel Martin and poet-in-residence Kwame Alexander want to read your poems about sports. You can use sport as a metaphor for our lives — or simply write about the game or team you love.


'Just The Right Policy': Pete Buttigieg On His 'Medicare For All Who Want It' Plan

Friday, November 08, 2019

The South Bend, Ind., mayor explains his health care overhaul plan — "Medicare for All," as well as private insurance — and differentiates it from other Democratic presidential candidates' plans.


'A Game Changer': Andrew Yang Explains How He'd Give Every American $1,000 Per Month

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Two undecided voters ask first-time presidential hopeful Andrew Yang about his universal basic income "freedom dividend" proposal.