Mary Louise Kelly

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Can't Find Time To Read? Poetry Might Make The Perfect Gift

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Poet Tess Taylor says a good poem can "reroute your day" in under five minutes. She offers suggestions for poetry that "takes you to a different place, and then allows you to return a little altered."

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'Under The Wire' Tells The Story Of War Correspondent Marie Colvin's Last Moments

Thursday, November 15, 2018

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with war photographer Paul Conroy about the new documentary Under The Wire that tells the story of the last moments of war correspondent Marie Colvin's life.

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A Noir Novel For The Trump Era, From Jonathan Lethem

Friday, November 09, 2018

The Feral Detective follows a New Yorker reeling from the 2016 election and the eccentric private eye of the title deep into the California desert.

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Georgia's Contentious Battle Over Voting Rights Continues As Election Day Approaches

Thursday, November 01, 2018

Voter suppression claims have popped up all over ahead of the midterm elections. There's special scrutiny in Georgia where the man in charge of implementing voting laws is also running for governor.

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Nebraska Aims To Lure Travelers Seeking An Escape From Noisy Cities

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Nebraska's new tourism marketing campaign concedes that the state is a bit boring, yet it hopes to lure travelers by highlighting that you can escape noisy cities and create your own fun.

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Elvis Costello Doesn't Want Your Nostalgia, He Wants You To 'Look Now'

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Elvis Costello is releasing his first album with The Imposters in nearly a decade, titled Look Now. The legendary musician speaks about his work and surviving a cancer scare that caused him to cancel tour dates earlier this year.

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Meet The MacArthur Fellow Disrupting Racism In Art

Thursday, October 04, 2018

Newly minted "genius" grantee Titus Kaphar takes on historical paintings, modifying the scenes to lead the eye to those relegated to the background.

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Reporter's Notebook: North Korea

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

This month, All Things Considered host Mary Louise Kelly was granted a rare opportunity to report from the capital of North Korea. Kelly shares some highs — and lows — from her week in Pyongyang.

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Kim Jong Un Says He's Building North Korea's Economy; It's Hard To Assess Progress

Monday, September 24, 2018

In the wake of summits with the leaders of the U.S. and South Korea, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has directed his country to focus on growing their economy rather than emphasizing nuclear weapons.

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101 Ways To Thwart A Reporter In Pyongyang

Friday, September 21, 2018

Behind the scenes of NPR's recent reporting trip to North Korea, where a government-assigned minder stymied the team at nearly every turn.

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What It Looks Like Inside A Classroom In North Korea

Thursday, September 20, 2018

North Korea wants the world to know that its students are learning cutting-edge technologies in the classroom, so the government recently offered a tour of a teaching college in Pyongyang to Western journalists. But how technologically advanced is North Korea really?

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How Kathy Mattea Got Her Voice Back With 'Pretty Bird'

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The country singer-songwriter's voice changed in her 50s and, for a time, she thought her career in music was over. With advice from Tony Bennett and a voice coach, Mattea has returned.

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Some North Koreans Puzzled By U.S. Call For Denuclearization

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

A summit between the North and South Korean leaders seemed to move the peninsula closer to denuclearization. While in North Korea, NPR asked citizens their thoughts on giving up nuclear weapons.

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The View From North Korea As The Country Celebrates 70 Years

Monday, September 10, 2018

NPR is in North Korea as the country celebrates 70 years of existence. From a giant celebration to the number of American journalists on hand to observe, there's a lot going on in Pyongyang.

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In North Korea, Parade Features No Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles

Monday, September 10, 2018

A military parade marked the 70th anniversary of North Korea. The pageantry lasted more than two hours, and the parade featured bands, fireworks, tanks and goose-stepping, a North Korean specialty.

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In A Break From Recent Precedent, North Korean Anniversary Parade Features No ICBMs

Sunday, September 09, 2018

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly says of Sunday's parade, "If you were trying to decipher the messaging, it was maybe an effort not to antagonize."

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Former Secretary Of State John Kerry On His New Memoir 'Every Day Is Extra'

Friday, August 31, 2018

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with former Secretary of State John Kerry about his new book Every Day is Extra.

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Raising Kids In An 'Age Of Fear' Results In Impossible Choices For Parents

Monday, August 27, 2018

"There's now the expectation that to be a good parent in this country you have to have your eyes on your children every second," says author Kim Brooks — and that's stressful for adults and kids.

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Yo-Yo Ma, A Life Led With Bach

Friday, August 17, 2018

If the celebrated cellist could soundtrack his life, the music would be J.S. Bach's six Cello Suites. Yo-Yo Ma explains why they mean the world to him while he played the music at the NPR offices.

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One Key, Many Notes: Ólafur Arnalds' Piano Rig Fuses Technology And Musicality

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The piano composer and his code-savvy friend created software and a piano rig that plays spontaneous notes from one key stroke.

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