Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly appears in the following:

The documents the FBI searched in Mar-a-Lago don't hinge on being classified

Monday, August 15, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Glenn Gerstell, former general counsel of the National Security Agency, about how presidents can declassify documents.

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Here's what the FBI Agents Association says about recent threats to federal agents

Monday, August 15, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Brian O'Hare, the president of the FBI Agents Association, about recent threats against agents and calls to defund the FBI.

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Former U.S. attorney gives details on Trump's unsealed warrants

Friday, August 12, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Barbara McQuade, professor at University of Michigan Law School and a former U.S. attorney, about the unsealing of former President Donald Trump's search warrant.

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Nearly 10 years since Austin Tice disappeared, his family has not given up hope

Friday, August 12, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Debra Tice. Her son Austin Tice, an American freelance journalist, was detained in Syria and disappeared a decade ago on Sunday.

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A Marine who helped lead Afghanistan evacuations reflects on those left behind

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Lt. Col. Chris Richardella was one of the officers leading the U.S. Marine Corps at the Kabul airport when the Taliban took over. In the second of a two-part conversation, he recounts what followed.

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Making sense of Trump's current legal troubles

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Former President Trump was supposed to testify under oath, facing questions from New York's attorney general. That and the Mar-a-Lago search barely scratch the surface of the legal headaches he faces.

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A U.S. Marine's view at the Kabul airport when the Taliban took over

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Lt. Col. Chris Richardella was one of the officers leading the U.S. Marine Corps at the airport when the Taliban took Kabul in 2021. In the first of a two-part conversation, he recounts that day.

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The U.S. lost track of why it was in Afghanistan, former commander says

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Recently retired General Frank McKenzie reflects on the withdrawal from Afghanistan, who bears responsibility for the way it unfolded, and how the U.S. "lost track" of why it was in the country.

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Author of 'Taliban' reflects on how the group has changed since it was last in power

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

In 2001, author and journalist Ahmed Rashid wrote the definitive account of the Taliban and its origins. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly now speaks with Rashid, a year after the Taliban re-took Afghanistan.

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Kabul's fall to the Taliban, 1 year later

Friday, August 05, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with retired Marine Corps Gen. Frank McKenzie, commander of CENTCOM, about the fall of Kabul, Afghanistan, to the Taliban one year later.

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Biden's national security adviser doubles down on Taiwan policy after Pelosi visit

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Jake Sullivan, the president's national security adviser, discusses the war in Ukraine, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan and the U.S. drone strike that took out al-Qaida's leader.

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Julia Whelan on narrating her romance novel about a narrator who hates romance novels

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with writer and audiobook narrator Julia Whelan about what it was like bringing her own profession to the pages of her new novel Thank You For Listening.

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The Arab Spring's last experiment in democracy is over

Friday, July 29, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Shadi Hamid, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, about Tunisia's new constitutional referendum that gives President Kais Saied near total power.

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In 1957, his grandma floated his street in a canoe. Now, the waters are rising again

Friday, July 29, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dee Davis, publisher of The Daily Yonder rural news site, about the flooding in his town Whitesburg, Ky.

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Biden adviser Gene Sperling sees U.S. hope and resilience despite shrinking economy

Thursday, July 28, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with White House senior adviser Gene Sperling about Thursday's new GDP numbers and the health of the U.S. economy.

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Encore: Ann Patchett on quarantining with Tom Hanks' assistant

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with author Ann Patchett about her latest collection of essays, These Precious Days, and how she ended up quarantining with Tom Hanks' personal assistant.

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Shireen Abu Akleh's niece on her family's meeting with Blinken to push for U.S. probe

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

The family of slain Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh meets with Secretary of State Antony Blinken Tuesday. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Abu Akleh's niece, Lina.

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What makes a death scene 'immortal?' A writer explains his favorite fictional deaths

Monday, July 25, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Dan Kois about his list of "The 50 Greatest Fictional Deaths of All Time" in Slate.

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Rep. Elissa Slotkin on her visit to Ukraine and meeting with President Zelenskyy

Monday, July 25, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., about her trip to Ukraine with a bipartisan Congressional delegation and meeting with President Zelenskyy.

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Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg talks about exonerating 6th member of 1989 Central Park case

Monday, July 25, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg about a sixth teenager charged in the infamous 1989 Central Park case having his conviction overturned.

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