Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly appears in the following:

What Can Wealthy Nations Do To Address Global Vaccine Inequity?

Saturday, April 17, 2021

In the U.S., more than 1 out of 5 residents is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. But elsewhere in the world, vaccination rates are much lower. Some poor nations have yet to receive a single dose.

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As Michigan Virus Cases Surge, State Would Rather Add Vaccinations Than Restrictions

Friday, April 16, 2021

Coronavirus cases are surging in Michigan. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, Michigan's chief medical executive, about the state's decision not to implement new restrictions.

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Here's What 'All Things Considered' Sounds Like — In Blackbird Song

Friday, April 16, 2021

A Finnish computer scientist had a dream that a blackbird was speaking to her in human language. So she devised a computer program to transform the sounds of the human voice into birdsong.

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Julie Fisher, First U.S. Ambassador To Belarus Since 2008, Awaits Travel To Minsk

Friday, April 16, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Julie Fisher, the first U.S. Ambassador to Belarus since 2008, about last year's disputed presidential election and where diplomatic relations currently stand.

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U.S. Imposes Sanctions On Russia For Election Meddling, Hacking

Thursday, April 15, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to Michael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador To Russia. The U.S. imposed new sanctions on Russia Thursday, which are just the latest attempts to thwart the Kremlin.

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U.S. Soccer President On How Prize Money Gap Is At The Center Of Equal Pay Lawsuit

Thursday, April 15, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with U.S. Soccer president Cindy Parlow Cone about the ongoing U.S. women's national team lawsuit over equal pay and her continued priorities for the federation.

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Lawmakers Question U.S. Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton About Jan. 6

Thursday, April 15, 2021

The Committee on House Administration questioned U.S. Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton about the role of the Capitol Police on Jan. 6.

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Behind The Relatively Slow Vaccine Rollout In Canada

Thursday, April 15, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with André Picard, health columnist with The Globe And Mail, about the reasons behind the relative slowness of COVID-19 vaccine rollouts in Canada.

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Afghanistan's Ambassador to the U.S. Looks Toward A Future Without U.S. Troops

Thursday, April 15, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Roya Rahmani, Afghanistan's ambassador to the U.S., about President Biden's decision to withdraw all remaining troops from Afghanistan by September of this year.

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Behind The COVID-19 Surge In Papua New Guinea

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

COVID-19 cases in Papua New Guinea have been surging. As hundreds become sick each day, the healthcare system is struggling to keep up. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with journalist Rebecca Kuku.

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How A Humble Bookseller Helped Give Rise To The Renaissance

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Mary Louise Kelly talks with author Ross King about his new book The Bookseller of Florence, inspired by the history of the "Street of Booksellers" found in Florence, Italy.

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Former Army Commander Weighs In On Biden's Decision To Pull Troops Out Of Afghanistan

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Host Mary Louise Kelly speaks with former U.S. Army Col. Christopher Kolenda about President Biden's decision to pull U.S. troops out of Afghanistan by Sept. 11 of this year.

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Poor Nations Left Behind In Coronavirus Vaccine Rollout

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Kate Elder, vaccine policy adviser for Doctors Without Borders, about the shortage of COVID-19 vaccines in poor nations.

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The Biden Administration Has Delayed Accepting More Refugees Despite Campaign Promise

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with World Relief's Jenny Yang about the Biden administration's delays in accepting more refugees into the United States, despite campaign promises to increase numbers.

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Officer Billy Evans Mourned At The Capitol

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

U.S. Capitol Police Officer William "Billy" Evans was mourned by President Biden and congressional leaders Tuesday in the Capitol Rotunda.

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Iranian Nuclear Site Hit With Blackout In Suspected Attack

Monday, April 12, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Karim Sadjadpour of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about the suspected attack on an Iranian nuclear site over the weekend.

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Kidnappings in Haiti Surge As Country Plunges Deeper Into Political Turmoil

Monday, April 12, 2021

NPR's host Mary Louise Kelly talks with Jacqueline Charles of The Miami Herald about the alarming rise in kidnappings in Haiti, including seven members of the Catholic clergy taken on Sunday.

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Ecuador Chooses Conservative Banker As Its Next President

Monday, April 12, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with political scientist Thea Riofrancos about the surprise victory for the right wing in Ecuador's presidential election.

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City Of Denver Gives 14 Bison To Tribal Nations

Monday, April 12, 2021

After its annual auction, Denver gave 14 surplus bison to tribal nations. Officials see the gift as a form of reparations for historical violence toward tribal nations through wiping out bison herds.

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We Have Much To Learn From 'A Place Like Mississippi'

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

W. Ralph Eubanks' new book examines Mississippi's mighty contributions to American literature, and what writers like Eudora Welty and Jesmyn Ward can teach us about broader national issues.

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