Liz Baker

Liz Baker appears in the following:

America's Mental Health Crisis Hidden Behind Bars

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Overcrowding, understaffing and poor treatment for inmates with mental health issues held in Los Angeles jails underscore growing failures in America's mental health and justice systems.


A Latin American Christmas Tradition Takes On New Meaning Along The Border

Sunday, December 15, 2019

The posada is a holiday tradition of re-enacting Mary and Joseph's search for shelter in Bethlehem. Along the U.S. border with Mexico, it's evolved into a commentary on immigration policy.


With Help From Friends And Family, Glen Campbell Says 'Adiós'

Saturday, June 10, 2017

His daughter Ashley Campbell and producer Carl Jackson reflect on the joy and laughter that went into making his final album, recorded a year after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's.


Her Violin Stolen, A Prodigy's World Became 'Unstrung'

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Min Kym had found her perfect partner in a 1696 Stradivarius — until it was snatched in a London cafe. She comes to terms with the loss in her new memoir, Gone: A Girl, A Violin, A Life Unstrung.


Ladies And Gentlemen, The Revolution: Prince's Band On Reuniting And Healing

Sunday, April 30, 2017

The band that backed Prince during the Purple Rain era is on tour celebrating his music. Members Wendy Melvoin, Bobby Z. and Doctor Fink say it helps them — and audiences — to process their grief.


In A New 'Anti-Science' Era, Bill Nye 'Saves The World' With Same Optimism

Saturday, April 22, 2017

"The Science Guy" dons his lab coat and bow tie uniform yet again, this time, in a a new political context. In his new Netflix series, Nye tackles climate change deniers and beyond.


In Colorado, Farmers and Cities Battle Over Water Rights

Saturday, May 28, 2016

In 1985 the city of Thornton, Colo. bought up nearby farmland and water rights from its farms. Now, some of those farms are drying up.


A Glimpse Of Listeners' #NPRpoetry — From The Punny To The Profound

Friday, April 29, 2016

It was a simple idea: Would you, our listeners, tweet us poems for National Poetry Month? Your response contained multitudes — haiku, lyrics, even one 8-year-old's ode to her dad's bald spot.


'Twinkle' Sparks Fireworks As Fiddler Guts Violin Method

Sunday, November 16, 2014

If you're a parent, the sound of a small child sawing away at the strains of the "Twinkle Variations" may be all too familiar.

It's Song One, of Book One, of the Suzuki method, a musical pedagogy developed by Shin'ichi Suzuki in the 1960s.

But lately there has ...