Lulu Garcia-Navarro

Lulu Garcia-Navarro appears in the following:

For Samantha Crain, 'Making New Traditions' Is A Mode Of Survival

Sunday, April 02, 2017

The Choctaw singer-songwriter says she hopes her music will inspire other Native American artists not only to preserve their heritage, but to create traditional art of their own.

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'American War' Explores The Universality Of Revenge

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Journalist Omar El Akkad imagines a dark, dystopian future in his new novel, American War. It follows a young girl whose curious, trusting nature leads her to terrible acts as she grows up.

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'Femininity Is Not Weakness,' Jessica Chastain Says Of 'Zookeeper's Wife'

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Chastain stars as Antonina Żabińska, who, along with her husband, sheltered hundreds of Warsaw Jews during World War II. "It's exceptionally brave to fight violence with love," Chastain says.

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Thousands Of Russians Take To Streets In Biggest Anti-government Protests In Years

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Thousands turned out in Moscow and other cities in protest, demanding the prime minister's resignation. Police arrested organizer, anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny.

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Companies And Users Can Do More To Stay Secure With Smart Devices

Sunday, March 26, 2017

None of the top internet and telecom companies passed in the latest Ranking Digital Rights rankings in regard to individuals' privacy standards. But what can they do better and what can we do at home?

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How Do You Dream Up A Cockatoo Feast? An Artist Explains In 'Imaginarium'

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Looking at Claire Rosen's photographs can feel like walking into someone else's dreams. In her new book Imaginarium she provides inspiration and advice for curating a creative life.

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Forget F. Scott: In 'Z,' Christina Ricci Tells Zelda Fitzgerald's Story

Sunday, March 26, 2017

There's a common misconception (popularized by Ernest Hemingway) that Zelda Fitzgerald ruined her husband's life. The truth, Ricci says, is much more complicated.

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Trendy Hospital Clothing To Make Cancer Patients Dress 'Well' Even When Unwell

Sunday, March 26, 2017

A trio of European women has launched INGA Wellbeing fashion line to help alleviate the dehumanizing experience many patients endure when wearing the traditional, uncomfortable hospital gowns.

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Maryland Democrats Aim To 'Build The Pipeline' For Women In Office

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Democratic activists are using the momentum from the election and the Women's March to get more people engaged in politics. One group coaches women of all different backgrounds to run for office.

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The Singing Barber Of Rio Grande City

Sunday, March 12, 2017

In Rio Grande City, a small town on the Texas border with Mexico, one barber named Alberto Escobedo has earned the reputation for giving customers a performance of Pavarotti along with their haircut.

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The View From The Border

Sunday, March 12, 2017

With harsh political rhetoric about Mexico still swirling, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro travels to the U.S.-Mexico border to spend time with Border Patrol agents and migrants making the trek to the U.S.

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Texas Border Town Economics

Sunday, March 12, 2017

The U.S. and Mexican economies meet each other along the long border. We traveled to the border city of McAllen, Texas to talk to locals about jobs, taxes, trade and NAFTA.

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On Both Sides Of The Mexican Border, Fear Grows For U.S.-Bound Migrants

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Officials say Trump's tough stance has led to fewer apprehensions at the border. But amid heightened threats of family separation and terrorization, some think the journey is still worth the risks.

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From Mom Jokes To Trump-Era Racism, Cristela Alonzo Aims To Skewer Latino Stereotypes

Sunday, March 05, 2017

The star of the new Netflix special Lower Classy talks to NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about how she writes her Mexican-American identity into comedy, along with stories from her childhood on the border.

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The Call-In: Crossing The U.S.-Mexico Border

Sunday, March 05, 2017

We asked the audience to send us questions about the U.S.-Mexico border. Listeners wanted to know about the role of law enforcement and what it takes to cross the border legally.

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When The TV Industry Doesn't Reflect Its Audience, Critics Ask The Tough Questions

Sunday, January 08, 2017

Variety's Maureen Ryan has been critical of how rape is portrayed on TV. She says writers' rooms should reflect its diverse audience — especially when it comes to approach such sensitive topics.

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Former CIA Lawyer Cautions Return To Torture Techniques He Once Defended

Sunday, January 08, 2017

John Rizzo, former acting general counsel of the CIA, says there's little doubt about Russia's interference in the election. He hopes Donald Trump will respect the intelligence community's expertise.

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VA Critic Florida Rep. Brian Mast Calls For Greater Healthcare Access For Veterans

Sunday, January 08, 2017

Freshman Republican Congressman Brian Mast, a former Army soldier and double amputee, says his priorities for Congress include veterans affairs and cleaning up Lake Okeechobee's polluted freshwater.

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'What Doesn't Kill Us' ... Invites Practical Medical Benefits

Sunday, January 08, 2017

Author Scott Carney talks about his new book, "What Doesn't Kill Us." Looking at case studies, Carney investigates how the body uses its environment to build resistance to normally extreme conditions.

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Dead Pitches: The Curse Of The Christmas Tree Bugs

Sunday, January 08, 2017

Some stories don't make it past Weekend Edition's editorial meeting, but others are worth a second look. Before hitting air, producer Ollie Dearden brought his holiday horror story to an entomologist.

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