Juana Summers

NPR Ed

Juana Summers appears in the following:

This year's NBA draft was different — and it wasn't just Victor Wembanyama

Friday, June 23, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Rafael Barlowe, the director of scouting for the NBA Big Board newsletter and host of their podcast, about the NBA draft and how it has changed over the years.

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Boots Riley unpacks his series 'I'm a Virgo' and parallels to the writers' strike

Friday, June 23, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with writer, director, activist and hip-hop artist Boots Riley about his career and his new Prime Video series, I'm A Virgo.

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Titan deep-sea tourism raises questions around ethics, safety and science

Friday, June 23, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with marine biologist Amy Wagner about the ethical and scientific implications of the Titan submersible incident.

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Biden and India's Modi take questions at the White House

Thursday, June 22, 2023

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi rarely takes questions from the media, but he'll do so at the White House with President Biden ahead of an official state dinner.

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Remembering Donald Triplett, the first person to be diagnosed with autism

Thursday, June 22, 2023

Donald Triplett, the first person to be diagnosed with autism, dies at 89.

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What to expect from 'Final Fantasy 16'

Thursday, June 22, 2023

It's one of the most critically acclaimed, beloved gaming franchises since its release in 1987, with sequels, spinoffs, movies and books. The latest, Final Fantasy 16, is out today on PlayStation 5.

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All 5 passengers on OceanGate's missing Titan submersible are dead

Thursday, June 22, 2023

All five passengers aboard the missing submersible owned by OceanGate have died in a "catastrophic implosion," the U.S. Coast Guard confirmed.

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Political trial of Brazil's former President Bolsonaro is underway

Thursday, June 22, 2023

Brazil's former far-right President Jair Bolsonaro is accused of abusing power and spreading false information. If he's found guilty, he could be barred from running for office for eight years.

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What makes Victor Wembanyama so special?

Thursday, June 22, 2023

At the 2023 NBA draft, all eyes are on French 19-year-old and basketball star Victor Wembanyama. Zach Kram, a staff writer for The Ringer, explains what makes this athlete so special and so coveted.

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U.S. ambassador to China on future of the countries' complicated relationship

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with U.S. Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns about next steps in the U.S.-China relationship following Secretary of State Antony Blinken's talk with President Xi Jinping.

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Now-Tony winner Jodie Comer talks about her Broadway play 'Prima Facie'

Monday, June 12, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with actress Jodie Comer about the Broadway premiere of her play Prima Facie.

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6 months in, Hakeem Jeffries reflects on the debt ceiling drama and replacing Pelosi

Wednesday, June 07, 2023

House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries sat down with All Things Considered's Juana Summers to talk about the recent debt ceiling negotiations and what this says about the direction Congress is headed.

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On new album, Ben Folds reflects on 'What Matters Most'

Wednesday, June 07, 2023

Ben Folds reflects on his songwriting process, injecting empathy into lyrics, and why he believes that "we don't need any new albums."

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What to expect in Biden's Oval Office address about the debt ceiling deal

Friday, June 02, 2023

President Biden delivers the first Oval Office address of his presidency. It comes a day after Congress passed a bipartisan deal to lift the debt ceiling, narrowly avoiding the deadline.

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Is Nike past its peak? A look at the company's current slump

Friday, June 02, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Chris Burns, footwear analyst and founder of ARCH (Art & Research, Culture-Hype) about Nike's shoe sale slump, inventory excess and colorway reliance.

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Even as overall book sales are declining, romance novels are on the rise

Friday, June 02, 2023

Romance books are on the rise, even as overall book sales are declining. NPR's Juana Summers visited a romance book club at Baltimore's Charm City Books to see what brings readers to the genre.

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An online memorial honors millions of deceased veterans buried in U.S. cemeteries

Monday, May 29, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with James LaPaglia of the Department of Veterans Affairs about the Veterans Legacy Memorial.

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Why one expert says America's fentanyl crisis has geopolitical roots

Monday, May 29, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Vanda Felbab-Brown, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, about the geopolitics of fentanyl and the opioid crisis at large.

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Uganda's LGBTQ community faces harsh legislation — including the death penalty

Monday, May 29, 2023

Uganda's president has approved some of the harshest anti LGBTQ legislation in the world, including life imprisonment and even the death penalty. What will this mean for Uganda's queer community now?

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Disney rolls out its latest remake, 'The Little Mermaid'

Friday, May 26, 2023

Has Disney done it again? And if they have, should they ... stop? These are some of the questions on our minds as Disney's remake of The Little Mermaid hits theaters.

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