Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly appears in the following:

For His Book 'Directorate S,' Journalist Steve Coll Dives Into Pakistan's Spy Agency

Thursday, February 15, 2018

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Steve Coll, dean of the Columbia School of Journalism, about his new book, Directorate S: The C.I.A and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016. The book picks up the narrative of the CIA from where Coll's previous book Ghost Wars left off.

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'You've Hijacked My Heart': Valentines That Fight Islamophobia With Humor

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Activist-artist Tanzila Ahmed's snarky cards challenge stereotypes about Muslim-Americans. "With humor, you're able to sneak into people's consciousness and get them to think differently," she says.

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Brandi Carlile On Practicing Forgiveness, Even When It's Hard

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

"It's a really radical and ugly, difficult process that, you know, great beauty comes from." The folk singer discusses her new album, By The Way, I Forgive You, with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.

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Sue The T. Rex Is Making Big Moves With Her Big Bones

Saturday, February 10, 2018

The famous fossil calls the Chicago Field Museum home and is moving from the main exhibit hall to a private suite on the second floor.

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'Atlanta Monster' Podcast Hopes To 'Close The Door' On 1970s Child Murders

Thursday, February 08, 2018

The true-crime series re-examines the killings of 28 young black males. "It was the largest task force ever assembled ... it ended up getting the nation's attention," co-creator Donald Albright says.

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In True Meta Fashion, These Are Shoes For Your Shoes

Thursday, February 08, 2018

These shoes for shoes latch onto your first pair via Velcro straps. The brand's publicist says they are practical, not just fashion for fashion's sake.

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Meet The Russian TV Personality Running For President Against Putin

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

A former reality TV star with a huge social media following, Ksenia Sobchak is a candidate in Russia's elections next month. She has a political pedigree, too: Her father was Vladimir Putin's mentor.

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With 'Hawker Fare,' Chef James Syhabout Shares Laotian Food He Grew Up With

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

When he started writing the cookbook, chef James Syhabout went to his ancestral homeland, Laos, to sample the food. Now, he hopes to introduce more people to the cuisine.

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Sexual Assault Survivor Speaks Out Against Former USA Gymnastics Doctor

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Rachael Denhollander was the first woman to file a criminal complaint against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. She will be the last survivor to speak at his sentencing hearing in Michigan.

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News Brief: Roy Moore Vs. Doug Jones In Alabama Special Election

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Voters in Alabama are choosing who will fill the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions. GOP candidate Roy Moore is trying to rebound after allegations he sexually assaulted teenage girls decades ago.

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News Brief: Texas Shooting Update, Trump Visits South Korea

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Devin Kelley shouldn't have been allowed to legally buy guns. Why did the Air Force fail to enter Kelley's conviction in a federal database? And, President Trump met with the leader of South Korea.

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Democratic Lawmaker Calls For 'Serious Conversation' On Root Of Mass Shootings

Monday, November 06, 2017

Democratic Rep. Vicente Gonzalez of Texas speaks with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about the deadly mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

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News Brief: Texas Church Shooting, Trump's Asia Trip

Monday, November 06, 2017

Twenty-six people are dead after a gunman opened fire in a rural Texas church. The suspect was later found dead. President Trump is monitoring developments from Japan, while on a trip to Asia.

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Tensions Build In NPR Newsroom Over Handling Of Sexual Harassment Allegations

Friday, November 03, 2017

NPR CEO Jarl Mohn apologized to angry staffers at an all-staff meeting Friday, held to address newsroom tensions over handling of the sexual harassment that led to a top news executive's resignation.

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Sadr City Attack On U.S. Troops Retold In 'The Long Road Home'

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Martha Raddatz' 2007 book chronicling the ambush has been turned into an 8-part National Geographic series. "I think it's been healing for a lot of the guys. It's been healing for me, too," she says.

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The 'World Wide Funk' Of Bootsy Collins

Monday, October 30, 2017

The funk master is back with his first album in six years: World Wide Funk. He talks King Records and his relationship with the late Bernie Worrell in an interview with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.

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'I'm Just Trying To Make Myself Laugh': 'New Yorker' Artist Shares His Cover Stories

Friday, October 20, 2017

Barry Blitt's new book features some of the cartoonist's most memorable and merciless work, including his 2008 drawing of Barack and Michelle Obama fist-bumping in the Oval Office.

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How Do You Stop A Spy From Spilling Secrets?

Monday, October 16, 2017

Ursula Wilder is a CIA psychologist who counsels spies heading to or returning home from hostile environments. But how do you provide mental health services to patients who are professionally trained in the art of deception?

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Sorrow, But Little Appetite For New Laws Among Nevada Gun Enthusiasts

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Gun tourism is a thriving industry in Las Vegas, the city where a gunman killed more than 50 concertgoers and injured nearly 500 on Sunday. The attack is spurring calls for new gun control measures.

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Las Vegas Mourns As Tourists Continue To Visit City

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

In Las Vegas, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly takes stock of the mood amid vigils to those who lost their lives on Sunday and tourists returning to the city as usual.

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