Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly appears in the following:

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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Finns React To Historic U.S.-Russia Summit

Monday, July 16, 2018

On Monday in Helsinki, Finns weighed in following the summit between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Trump Refuses To Back Intelligence Agencies' Election Interference Findings

Monday, July 16, 2018

Fallout and analysis continues from the U.S.-Russia summit in which President Trump didn't acknowledge Kremlin interference in 2016 U.S. election.

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In Britain, Businesses Brace For A Hit Amid Tensions In The 'Special Relationship'

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Many in the U.K. are hoping that any tensions with the U.S. over trade are temporary – especially business owners.

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What To Expect At The Trump-Putin Summit

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Presidents Trump and Putin will sit down for a private meeting in Helsinki Monday. There's no stated agenda,

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How Stakeholders In Relations Between The U.S. And U.K. Feel About Trump's Visit

Friday, July 13, 2018

President Trump met with British Prime Minister Theresa May and others in London on Friday. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with stakeholders in the U.S.-U.K. relationship about what his visit and policy changes mean to them.

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan On Trump Visit

Friday, July 13, 2018

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has responded to President Trump's comments about London and the U.K.

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England Fans React To Loss During World Cup Semifinal

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

On Wednesday, Croatia beat England in the semifinal of the FIFA World Cup. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly caught up with a few England fans at a bar in Central London during the match.

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As President Trump Criticizes NATO, Germany's Defense Minister Calls For Solidarity

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

President Trump has pressured NATO members to meet their commitments to spend 2 percent of their GDP on defense spending, and has criticized Germany for spending less than that. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Germany's Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen.

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Looking Back At The Timeline Of President Trump's Travel Ban

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The Supreme Court upheld the Trump administration's travel ban — a policy the president first pledged to enact during the campaign and one that led to more than a year and a half of legal battles and controversy.

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