Juana Summers

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Juana Summers appears in the following:

Ireland opens access to records for children separated from their mothers years ago

Friday, October 07, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Mari Steed of the Adoption Rights Alliance about Ireland's new service that allows children separated from their birth mothers years ago to access their records.

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In Florida, one Sanibel Island resident recalls being rescued after Hurricane Ian

Friday, October 07, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Chelle Walton who was rescued with her husband after Hurricane Ian flooded their home on Sanibel Island, Fla.

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Democratic Sen. Cory Booker on Biden's executive order on marijuana possession

Friday, October 07, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks to Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., about President Biden's executive action to pardon people convicted of simple marijuana possession under federal law.

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Why that foul baseball you caught might cost you more money in taxes

Thursday, October 06, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Bloomberg correspondent Michael Bologna about the increasing number of fans catching record-breaking baseballs and the taxes that come with catching a piece of history.

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How to encourage Americans to eat healthier without body-shaming

Thursday, October 06, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Virginia Sole-Smith, author of The Eating Instinct, about how to encourage Americans to eat healthier without creating stigma about body size and weight.

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Former President Trump escalates the legal battle over classified documents, again

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks to University of Texas law expert Stephen Vladeck about former President Trump's request that the Supreme Court intervene in the dispute over classified material at his home.

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Democratic Rep. Cori Bush on her memoir and her 'politivist' approach to Congress

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., talks with NPR's Juana Summers about her memoir, The Forerunner. It details the sometimes harrowing struggles that shaped her political rise.

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Players on Spain's women soccer team say they won't play until changes are made

Friday, September 30, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Barcelona-based reporter Alan Ruiz-Terol about 15 women soccer players renouncing to play for the Spanish national team.

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The history of Iran's so-called morality police

Friday, September 30, 2022

Iran's Guidance Patrol is under fire after protests across the country. NPR's Juana Summers speaks with an Iranian scholar Roxane Farmanfarmaian about the history of the controversial institution.

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A view of Hurricane Ian's impact in South Carolina

Friday, September 30, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Amanda Bryan, who lives in the coastal city of Myrtle Beach, S.C., a little over 30 miles north of where the center of the storm passed.

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Ginger Root's Cameron Lew wants his new EP to showcase city pop as familiar yet fresh

Thursday, September 29, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Cameron Lew of the band Ginger Root about his new EP Nisemono and the vintage Japanese pop that inspires his sound.

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Fort Myers resident documents the hurricane damage

Thursday, September 29, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Fort Myers, Fla., resident Bobby Pratt about the damage Hurricane Ian had on his town.

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Cherokee Nation campaigns for a U.S. House seat

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Kim Teehee, the Cherokee Nation's Delegate-Designee, about the Cherokee Nation's campaign to seat her in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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The death of a boy fractures a family in Namwali Serpell's 2nd novel 'The Furrows'

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Namwali Serpell about her new novel — The Furrows: An Elegy.

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Journalists are being trained to gather evidence of war crimes — starting in Ukraine

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

For years, the coverage of war crimes by journalists wasn't used in criminal trials. The Reckoning Project is an educational program that aims to change that, starting with Ukraine.

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Flooding, wind damage and power outages are among Tampa Mayor's hurricane concerns

Monday, September 26, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Tampa Mayor Jane Castor about how her city is preparing for Hurricane Ian.

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Remembering saxophone icon Pharoah Sanders, dead at 81

Monday, September 26, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with music historian Ayana Contreras about the death of musician Pharoah Sanders and the legacy he leaves behind.

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How a group of journalists is documenting war crimes in Ukraine

Monday, September 26, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with war correspondent Janine Di Giovanni about the Reckoning Project, which trains journalists in Ukraine to collect evidence of war crimes to use in international court.

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Scandals? What scandals? Here's why fans are still watching the NFL

Friday, September 23, 2022

No matter the scandal, fans cannot quit the NFL. NPR's Juana Summers talks with Kevin Draper, sports reporter for The New York Times about why.

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Terri Lyne Carrington addresses women's omission from jazz canon with 'New Standards'

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

After finding an abysmally low number of women artists' work within jazz's unoffical book of standards, Carrington set out to fix the problem with a book of her own.

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