Heidi Glenn

Heidi Glenn appears in the following:

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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'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.

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VIDEO: Beto O'Rourke Wants To Ban, Confiscate Some Guns. Texas Voters Want Details

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

O'Rourke wants to ban and buy back assault-style weapons. Two undecided voters who like the idea asked him how it would work as part of NPR's Off Script series, where voters question candidates.

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'I Have To Ask You This': Julián Castro Pressed By Immigration Activist, Rancher

Friday, October 04, 2019

NPR's new series Off Script, which gives voters the chance to sit down with presidential candidates and ask questions, kicks off with undecided voters and former HUD Secretary Julián Castro.

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'You Get Swept Up': A Story Of Love, Passion — And Vacuum Cleaners

Friday, September 06, 2019

On their first date, Tom Gasko and his husband, Donnie Pedrola, talked for hours about vacuum designs. "Most people aren't that passionate about something," Pedrola tells Gasko at StoryCorps.

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Behold: The Blooper Burger. Your Arteries Will Clog Just Thinking About It

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The Blooper Burger is a monstrous sandwich sold at Atlanta Braves games and is one of many outrageous menu items served at stadium concession stands around the country.

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To Honor John McCain, His Wife Says, Americans Could Be Nicer To One Another

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Cindy McCain, the Arizona senator's widow, marks the first anniversary of his death by asking Americans to engage in acts of civility. "We're missing John's voice of reason right now in so many ways."

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UCLA Coach Helps Star Gymnast Find Her Way Back To A Sport She Loves

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A video of star gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's "perfect 10" floor routine shows her smiling and beaming. But it hasn't always been this way. UCLA Coach Valorie Kondos Field helped her rekindle that joy.

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His Love For Books Reads Like Poetry

Friday, January 04, 2019

At StoryCorps, Alagappa Rammohan, 79, says books are a sacred transfer of knowledge from one person to another. A book "doesn't force you to read, but it is there," he tells his daughter.

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