Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly appears in the following:

Pastor T.L. Barrett's Five Decades Spent As A Current For Our Sails

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with gospel artist Pastor T.L. Barrett, Jr., whose collected work was recently reissued in a box set called I Shall Wear a Crown.

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Gioconda Belli Reflects On Nicaragua

Friday, September 17, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Nicaraguan poet and political activist Gioconda Belli about the increasing tension in Nicaragua, as the country moves towards a presidential election.

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More Twists In Real Life Crime Drama That Has South Carolina Riveted

Thursday, September 16, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Associated Press reporter Jeffrey Collins about a series of crimes swirling around a powerful South Carolina family.

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Oregon Sen. Wyden On How Taxing The Rich Could Fund Democrats' Priorities

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat, about crafting the Democrats' spending bill and options to raise taxes on the rich to pay for his party's priorities.

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Climate Change Is Creating Unrelenting Challenges For The Country's Power Grid

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The infrastructure bill will set aside billions of dollars to update the electric grid. Experts weigh in on whether or not it will be enough as extreme weather events disrupt access to electricity.

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An Epidemiologist Says At-Home Testing Is Key To Stopping COVID

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Harvard epidemiologist Michael Mina wants to increase availability of the at-home rapid tests the Biden administration is promoting. But he warns of a shortage without market competition.

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Critique The Famous: Fashion Critic Weighs In On The Met Gala's Looks

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Monday night, the Gala made its return. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Rachel Tashjian, fashion critic at GQ about the interpretations of this year's theme: American Independence.

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Meet Neffy, The Winner Of The 2021 Tiny Desk Contest

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

After thousands of entries, the Tiny Desk Contest judges have landed on this year's winner.

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Congressman Who Served In Afghanistan Discusses Antony Blinken Hearing

Monday, September 13, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Congressman Peter Meijer of Michigan about the hearing of Secretary of State Anthony Blinken regarding the withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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Thousands Of Afghans Likely Stuck Near Mazir-i-Sharif Airport, Trying To Flee

Monday, September 13, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise talks with a Special Immigration Visa applicant hoping to board a plane out of Afghanistan from the Mazar-i-Sharif International Airport.

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North Korean Missile Was A 'Cleverly Calculated Test'

Monday, September 13, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with the Wilson Center's Jean Lee about North Korea's testing of cruise missiles and about at how the country is handling COVID-19.

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Nigella Lawson On How To Find Peace While Cooking

Friday, September 10, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with cookbook writer Nigella Lawson about her latest book Cook, Eat, Repeat and how to stop viewing cooking as tedious and, instead, find peace in the kitchen.

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How The Child Tax Credit Is Helping Families In Mississippi

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Aisha Nyandoro, CEO of Springboard to Opportunities, which works with Mississippians receiving public assistance, on the impact of the extended child tax credit.

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A Look At The Haqqani Network Leaders Inside The Taliban's New Government

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with journalist Ahmed Rashid about the ministers within the Taliban's new interim government who belong to the Haqqani network, which the FBI says is a terrorist network.

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The Effect 20 Years Of War Had On Women In Rural Afghanistan

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with journalist Anand Gopal about his latest piece, The Other Afghan Women, about the impact war had on women in the country.

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Hilma Wolitzer On Writing The Short Story That Helped Her Process Her Husband's Death

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Hilma Wolitzer about her collection of short stories, Today a Woman Went Mad in the Supermarket, which illuminates the complexity of motherhood and marriage.

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What The Lashkar Gah Hospital Looks Like Since The Last U.S. Planes Left Afghanistan

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly checks in with Filipe Ribeiro, the Afghanistan representative for Doctors Without Borders, to find out how the organization is doing right now.

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As COVID-19 Inundates Hospitals, Staff Is 'Emotionally Pulverized'

Thursday, September 02, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise talk with Dr. Aharon Sareli of Memorial Healthcare System in Florida and Dr. Adriano Goffi of Altus Lumberton Hospital in Texas about how COVID-19 surges are affecting their staffs.

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Abortion Clinics In Texas Are Turning Women Away After SCOTUS Upholds New Law

Thursday, September 02, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Amy Hagstrom Miller, president of Whole Woman's Health, which provides abortions in Texas and tried to get the Supreme Court to stop the Texas law.

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Jackie MacMullan, Who Paved The Way For Women Sportswriters, Retires After 4 Decades

Thursday, September 02, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Jackie MacMullan, who's retiring after covering sports since 1982. Careers that span four decades are rare in sports journalism — even more so for women.

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