Justine Kenin

Justine Kenin appears in the following:

Anti-government protests grow in Iran after a woman died in police custody

Friday, September 23, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with journalist Golnaz Esfandiari about the recent protests in Iran after the death of Mahsa Amini, who was arrested for allegedly breaking hijab rules.

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The role of states in contributing to the student debt crisis

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with economic policy expert Heather McGhee, host of the podcast The Sum Of Us, about how historic disinvestment by states in education contributed to the student debt crisis.

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From 'Saturday Night' to 'Sunday Night,' Dick Ebersol looks back on 40 years in TV

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

If you have an unforgettable live TV moment, chances are Dick Ebersol was involved. The TV executive looks back on an incredible 40-year broadcasting career.

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The allure of Hollywood comes to life through the residents of the St. Francis Hotel

Sunday, September 18, 2022

In 1975, photographer Penny Wolin checked into the St. Francis Hotel in Hollywood — a place of dreamers and misfits who called the residential hotel home. There, the myth of Hollywood became real.

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The migrants flown to Martha's Vineyard have left, but their stories continue

Friday, September 16, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Oren Sellstrom, litigation director at Lawyers for Civil Rights, about what's next for the nearly 50 migrants that were flown to Martha's Vineyard from Texas.

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A new book explores the Cuban sandwich's history and its evolution in the U.S.

Thursday, September 15, 2022

For years, Tampa and Miami have each claimed ownership over the Cuban Sandwich. Three researchers dug into historical data and arrived at a conclusion to settle the debate.

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Home runs come easy to Yankees star Aaron Judge

Thursday, September 15, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers and Washington Post national baseball writer Chelsea Janes talk about the New York Yankees' star player Aaron Judge. The outfielder leads the major league in homeruns this season.

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Democracy around the world seems to be experiencing upheaval

Friday, September 09, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Moisés Naím, a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, about the stability and effectiveness of democracies around the world.

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Moon Landrieu remembered as a politician with a certain moral core

Friday, September 09, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with former Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu about her father, Moon Landrieu, who served as mayor of New Orleans in the 1970s and died on Monday at 92.

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California's record heat wave put so much stress on the power grid it nearly broke

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Jan Smutny-Jones, CEO of the Independent Energy Producers Association, about how California's record heat wave nearly broke the state's power grid.

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Former judge speaks to the significance of a special master for Mar-a-Lago documents

Tuesday, September 06, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with retired federal Judge Vaughn Walker about the unusual nature of a special master who will be assigned to review the documents seized by the FBI from Mar-a-Lago.

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Authors Jade Chang and Jacqueline Woodson on how they prep mentally to write a book

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Authors Jade Chang and Jacqueline Woodson share a conversation about how they prepare mentally to write a new book and what motivates them.

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Scotland is making free period products the norm

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Monica Lennon, a member of the Scottish Labour Party, about Scotland becoming the first country to offer free period products.

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Author Celia Pérez on challenging assumptions about what it means to grow up Latino

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with author kids' book writer Celia C. Pérez about her new book, Tumble. In her work, Pérez writes to challenge assumptions about what it means to grow up Latino.

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Biden signs Inflation Reduction Act into law

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with The New New Deal author Michael Grunwald about President Biden signing the Inflation Reduction Act into law, which addresses climate change, drug prices and taxes.

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With new federal funding, scientists rebuild the field of gun violence research

Monday, August 15, 2022

Efforts to understand gun violence have received almost no funding in recent decades, a reality that's due to a specific amendment backed by the National Rifle Association.

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Belinda Huijuan Tang's debut novel explores family, forgiveness in times of change

Friday, August 12, 2022

Belinda Huijuan Tang's debut novel A Map for the Missing is a story about family, forgiveness and the challenge of grappling with the past while charting a path for the future.

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Here's why the 'Baltimore Beat' relaunched as a Black-led, nonprofit publication

Friday, August 12, 2022

Lisa Snowden, editor-in-chief of the Baltimore Beat, talks about the return of the Black-led, nonprofit newspaper.

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Why Biden's plan to boost semiconductor chip manufacturing in the U.S. is so critical

Friday, August 12, 2022

The law will allocate more than $50 billion to bring semiconductor chip manufacturing to the U.S. and away from its current production hub in East Asia.

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A fossilized tooth may help solve the mystery of the Chincoteague ponies

Thursday, August 11, 2022

After taking a second look at what was thought to be a cow tooth, one scientist has found evidence to help solve the mysterious origin story for these wild ponies.

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