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Monday, October 02, 2023
Hattie McDaniel's Oscar went missing from Howard University decades ago. Howard celebrated McDaniel's legacy Sunday as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences replaced the missing plaque.
Saturday, September 30, 2023
Philadelphia – city of brotherly love, birthplace of American democracy. And the only place in the world where presidential flags are made.
Friday, September 29, 2023
Each week, Pop Culture Happy Hour guests and hosts share what's bringing them joy. This week: the series Deadloch, a new John Grisham book, an album from Dessa, and a podcast about Vietnam in movies.
Friday, September 29, 2023
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Olivier Bancoult, leader of the Chagos Refugee Group. Fifty years ago, the UK forced the Chaggosians off their land to make room for a US military base.
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
A small workshop on a northeast Philadelphia military base exclusively manufactures the presidential and vice presidential flags. The tradition has been going on for more than 150 years.
Saturday, September 16, 2023
Rotten Tomatoes has been a go-to source for movie reviews for years - and its ratings can make or break a film's success. But some say the site has major flaws in its ratings system.
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Donald Trump is the front-runner in the Republican presidential primary. And with a healthy lead in the polls, he's skipping the first Republican presidential debate on Wednesday.
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
A team of scientists have identified a geological site in Canada that they say best reflects a new epoch in Earth's history — the Anthropocene era. Francine McCarthy led the group.
Tuesday, July 04, 2023
A new PBS miniseries explores the many effects the human species is having on the planet. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with its host, biologist and Princeton University professor Shane Campbell-Staton.
Thursday, June 29, 2023
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Gulnaz Sharafutdinova, professor of Russian politics at King's College London, about Putin's current hold on power.
Friday, May 26, 2023
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: You're the Worst, 60 Songs that Explain the '90s, and Little Moon wins the Tiny Desk.
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
According to a Marshall Project report, inflation has hit America's incarcerated population harder than it has those on the outside. Alex Arriaga, who wrote the report, talks about what she found.
Friday, February 03, 2023
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: The Last of Us, The Looney Tunes Show and Ice Merchants.
Friday, January 27, 2023
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Gabrielle Zevin's Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, and more.
Thursday, October 13, 2022
A new photography book by Carrell Augustus — Black Hollywood: Reimagining Iconic Movie Moments — puts black actors and actresses at the center of some of Hollywood's most iconic movie images.
Monday, September 19, 2022
Throngs of people lined the streets of London to witness the spectacle surrounding Queen Elizabeth II's funeral.
Friday, September 16, 2022
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Sheryl Lee Ralph, Kenan & Kel, and more.
Friday, July 22, 2022
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Hurricane Season, A Strange Loop, and more.
Monday, July 04, 2022
Two Pulitzer Prize-winning historians discuss the history of the Declaration of Independence and the founding principle, "All men are created equal."
Saturday, May 28, 2022
Scott Simon speaks with Marc Rivers, a producer on NPR's Morning Edition, about the 1985 movie "Back to the Future," which he watched recently for the first time.