Mary Louise Kelly

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Edna O'Brien On 6 Decades Of Writing 'Very Difficult Stories' About Women

Friday, October 11, 2019

In Girl, a young woman in Nigeria is abducted by Boko Haram — and that's just the beginning. For nearly 60 years, its Irish author has written about women "both as victims and as fighters, combined."

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Lauren Groff's Literary Mission: Recovering A Lost Short Story Master

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Nancy Hale won multiple literary prizes, and her writing shaped the early identity of The New Yorker. Now, she's mostly forgotten, but that may change with the release of a new edition of her work.

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Marie's Rape Was Deemed 'Unbelievable.' Kaitlyn Dever Portrays Her Story

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The actress was last seen starring in the high school comedy Booksmart. But her newest character, on a new Netflix series, is a woman who recants being raped. It's based on a true story.

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Female CEOs Blast 'Forbes' List Of Innovative Leaders That Includes Only One Woman

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The sole woman, Barbara Rentler of Ross Stores, clocked in at No. 75. Dozens of female CEOs have signed a letter demanding Forbes do better. Anne Wojcicki of DNA testing company 23andMe is among them.

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Should Black Athletes Go To Black Schools?

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Jemele Hill, a writer at The Atlantic, argues yes. She says doing so could benefit the colleges and the communities around them.

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'New York Times' Reporters Explain How They United Women, Helping Trigger #MeToo

Monday, September 09, 2019

Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey talk of the challenges of getting women who alleged they were sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein to go public — and of the secret settlements detailed in She Said.

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'She Said' Documents The Reporting Leading To Harvey Weinstein's Arrest

Monday, September 09, 2019

The new book, She Said, by two New York Times reporters, reveals the lengths to which Harvey Weinstein went to silence women who claimed sexual harassment, and how his allies looked the other way.

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Sheryl Crow Says 'Threads' Is Her Last Album. And She's OK With That

Thursday, August 29, 2019

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Sheryl Crow about her latest album, Threads, and why this will probably be her last.

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Real Disappearances Are The Premise For Laura Lippman's 'Lady In The Lake'

Thursday, July 25, 2019

In 1969, an 11-year-old white girl and a young, African American woman disappeared and died in Baltimore. The two cases were treated very differently by the media — and inspired Lippman's new novel.

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50 Years After Apollo 11 Moon Landing, NASA Sets Its Sights On Mars

Monday, July 15, 2019

As the world looks back at the Apollo mission, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine looks ahead to the "moon shot" of the modern era: landing a human on Mars.

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How The Push For Renewable Energy Is Changing Southwest Georgia

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

In the south of Georgia, land and sunshine are plentiful, making it prime territory for solar developers. The dramatic drop in the cost of solar is bringing new opportunities to longtime landowners.

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How Georgia Became A Surprising Bright Spot In The U.S. Solar Industry

Monday, June 24, 2019

Solar is booming in Georgia, and it's not because of state mandates supporting renewable energy or concerns about climate change. Instead, powerful market forces are driving the growth.

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There's More To Look Forward To After Peaking Professionally

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Social scientist Arthur Brooks set out to figure out how life after 50 can be more professionally fulfilling. His advice? "Stop being an innovator and start being an instructor."

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University Of Alabama Returns $21.5 Million To Hugh Culverhouse

Monday, June 10, 2019

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with attorney Hugh Culverhouse, who pledged $26.5 million to the university. The $21.5 million he had given so far was returned and his name removed from the law school.

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'I Write To Understand What I Think': A Veteran Turns To Words After War

Friday, June 07, 2019

Elliot Ackerman served five tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. He sees the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East as "all one war" and explains why that's particularly tough on his generation of veterans.

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Kishi Bashi Uses The History Of Japanese Internment To Explore America Today

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

To make his latest album, Omoiyari, the Japanese-American artist decided to turn to the past. He visited Japanese internment camps and made music inspired by the stories he found there.

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As Floodwaters Threaten To Wash Away WWII Sub, Crews Race To Sink It

Monday, May 27, 2019

A World War II-era submarine is again in the water after flooding in Oklahoma inundated the park where the submarine was housed. It's part of extensive flooding in the Missouri River basin.

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As Silence Looms For Rolling Thunder, A Vet Explains What It's Meant To Him

Monday, May 27, 2019

Thousands of motorcyclists ride to Washington, D.C., every Memorial Day. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Staff Sgt. Tim Chambers, who spends hours each year saluting Rolling Thunder bikers.

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Veteran Tennis Stars Still Prove Le Creme De La Creme In Paris

Monday, May 27, 2019

It's day two of the French Open. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Sports Illustrated executive editor Jon Wertheim about what to expect from tennis' aging greats and up-and-comers.

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Analysis: Voters Choose A New Direction For Europe's Future

Monday, May 27, 2019

Roger Cohen, columnist for The New York Times, analyzes the European Union vote for NPR's Mary Louise Kelly, including the high turnout and the success of the EU's green parties.

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