Mary Louise Kelly appears in the following:
Friday, October 09, 2020
Smith says she started writing Keep Moving as her marriage was ending. It began as a series of affirmations she wrote for herself on Twitter; she found that the posts were helping other people too.
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
John Brennan discusses national security implications of Trump's coronavirus infection and what he'd have done differently post-Sept. 11. The former CIA director's memoir, Undaunted, is out this week.
Friday, October 02, 2020
A new book by the journalist-author duo Peter Baker and Susan Glasser delves into the story of the once-powerbroker. "I think he always has this idea that things can be fixed," Peter Baker says.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Anita Hill, chair of the Hollywood Commission, discusses a new report's findings on sexual harassment in the industry. She also discusses Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation battle and Joe Biden.
Friday, September 11, 2020
When Kim Darroch described Donald Trump's White House as "inept" and "deeply dysfunctional," an international scandal ensued. He writes about the experience and his time in D.C. in Collateral Damage.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
The Seattle City Council supports a 50% cut to the police budget. Police Chief Carmen Best says that would be a "reckless maneuver" right now and says many reforms are already underway.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Voting by mail is easier now across the U.S. Officials in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley, a swing region in a critical state, are making changes to manage the time-consuming process of counting ballots.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Kimberlé Crenshaw, co-founder of the Say Her Name campaign, about how the Black Lives Matter movement can be more inclusive of Black women.
Monday, July 06, 2020
J. Courtney Sullivan's new novel examines the relationship between a mother and her child's caregiver — both women with significant degrees of privilege, despite their surface economic differences.
Friday, July 03, 2020
Models developed by mathematical epidemiologists project that tens of thousands of lives across the U.S. can be saved by more people wearing face masks.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Hear the cellist talk about the purpose of music in the face of racial tension and health crises, plus his new album, Not Our First Goat Rodeo, which reunites him with old bluegrass buddies.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Jacob Frey acknowledges a need to shift a culture that has "failed black and brown people" for years. But he says calling for the dismantling of police without an alternative in place is "not a plan."
Monday, June 08, 2020
Author L.L. McKinney created the #PublishingPaidMe hashtag, where black and white authors are comparing their book advances. "You can now use this to fight for what you are worth," she says.
Friday, June 05, 2020
The Vanishing Half is about African American twins — one lives as a black woman, the other "passes" as white. Passing is "an act of self-creation and also an act of self-destruction," Bennett says.
Wednesday, June 03, 2020
Atlanta was the cradle of the civil rights movement in the '60s. As protests return to the city — this time in response to the death of George Floyd — what lessons can be taken from the past?
Friday, May 29, 2020
Scientists are trying to answer various questions about the coronavirus four months after the first confirmed case in the U.S.: why it spreads, who transmits it and where the spread is happening.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Nearly 41% of jobs in the state's food and accommodation industry have been lost. The overall levels are comparable to the Great Depression, says David Schmidt, a state economist.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Maureen O'Donnell of the Chicago Sun-Times says obituary writers aren't able to cover the life of each person who has died of COVID-19. But they do their best to tell "a variety of stories."
Friday, May 22, 2020
Feda Almaliti is the mother of a 15-year-old son with severe autism and an advocate. She describes how the challenges of the coronavirus crisis are exponentially more difficult for families like hers.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Developing and producing a vaccine is a complicated process — one that is heavily reliant on countries sharing supplies and a common goal, says Prashant Yadav of the Center for Global Development.