Isabel Angell

Takeaway Producer

Isabel Angell appears in the following:

Tragic Photograph of Border Drowning Puts Spotlight on Migrants Trying to Reach US

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

A photograph of a father and daughter who drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande shows the desperation in the midst of stricter immigration policies in the U.S. and Mexico.

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Two Iranian American Voices Give Perspective to US-Iran Conflict

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Two Iranian-Americans who have witnessed how the relationship between the U.S. and Iran have impacted Iranians living in the U.S. and back in Iran gave their perspective on the conflict.

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Instant Replay Draws Scrutiny in Women's World Cup

Monday, June 24, 2019

Instant replay in soccer — known as VAR for Video Assistant Referee — is here to stay, but that hasn't stopped the controversy around it from dominating World Cup conversations. 

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'I'm So Proud of my Country': Cheering on the Reggae Girlz in Brooklyn

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Jamaica made history as the first Caribbean team in the Women's World Cup, and fans are feeling the Reggae Girlz fever in Brooklyn.

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Housing Crisis Outpaces Efforts to Slow Homelessness in LA

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The homelessness crisis in Los Angeles worsens, even as tens of thousands find permanent housing. 

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The South American Fight for 'Futbol Feminista'

Monday, June 10, 2019

The Women's World Cup has once again highlighted the disparities between the men's and women's teams in South America — and brought attention to the new push for "feminist" soccer. 

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The Enduring Battle Over Access to Educational Materials for Inmates

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

An Illinois prison recently removed 200 books from its prison library. Many state prison systems claim certain books cause significant security risks, but advocates call it censorship.

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Rumblings in Federal Oversight Agencies Could Spell Trouble for Big Tech

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Amid calls to break up Facebook and Google, the Justice Department and the FTC are changing the way they approach oversight. 

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US Playing to Win the World Cup, and a Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

Monday, June 03, 2019

The US women's soccer team are looking to win their fourth World Cup title, even as they are suing for gender discrimination. 

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Mueller Speaks, Says 'The Report Is My Testimony'

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Robert Mueller gave his first and last statement as special counsel for the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. 

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How to Manage Burnout in a High Pressure Work Environment

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The World Health Organization's new definition of burnout relates to “chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.” 

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Homefront: Stories from Military Families

Monday, May 27, 2019

This Memorial Day, take a moment in your holiday to listen to these stories about the challenges that military families face. 

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'The Unsung Heroes:' Military Kids Resilient, but Face Extra Challenges

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Common realities of being in a military family, like having a parent deployed or moving around a lot, can be stressors for children. 

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Hospitals in Rural America are Closing, with Devastating Consequences

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Patients are having to travel long distances to access the care they need.

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How Torture Crushed Civilian Opposition in Syria

Monday, May 13, 2019

Up to hundreds of thousands of Syrians were imprisoned and tortured — and many were killed — in President Bashar al-Assad's continued campaign to stifle opposition. 

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Checking the Checks and Balances

Thursday, May 09, 2019

As the fight between House Democrats and the White House continues to escalate, are the checks and balances between the branches of the government working? 

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'It's So Hard:' Military Spouses on the Challenges of Having a Career

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

When we asked Takeaway listeners in military families about the biggest challenges they face, many of you said finding employment as a spouse. 

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Deteriorating, Unsanitary Conditions in Privatized Military Housing

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

One-third of all military families live in privatized housing — that’s around 700,000 people. For many, that means facing substandard living conditions.

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New Documentary Explores Generational Trauma of the Holocaust

Monday, April 29, 2019

"The Last Survivors" chronicles how the past continues to impact the lives of Holocaust survivors today — and the lives of their families. 

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Mueller Report Reveals New Trump Tower Moscow Details

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

What didn't receive a lot of coverage in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report: new details on then-candidate Trump's efforts to construct a Trump Tower in Moscow.

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