Mary Louise Kelly

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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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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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As Asia Transforms, Abe Looks To Clarify U.S.-Japan Alliance In Trump Meetings

Monday, May 27, 2019

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Sheila A. Smith of the Council on Foreign Relations about the goals of the U.S.-Japan summit, including clarity on North Korea and economic deals.

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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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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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'Booksmart' Director Olivia Wilde: Teen Movies 'Made Me Excited To Be Young'

Friday, May 24, 2019

Wilde says her directorial debut is a "love letter" to the '80s and '90s movies that defined her adolescence. She hopes this film will help Generation Z "celebrate being young."

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Maria Butina Says She Was 'Building Peace.' That's Not How The Feds See It

Friday, May 10, 2019

The Russian agent gave an interview to NPR from the detention center where she has been in custody since last summer. She denies being a spy or taking part in election interference.

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The Evolution Of Boeing's 737 Jetliner

Friday, March 22, 2019

Boeing's 737 Max jets remain grounded following two deadly crashes. It's a crucial moment for the world's bestselling jetliner, which was first introduced in 1967.

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'High Heel' Muses On Beauty, Power — And Stilettos

Thursday, March 21, 2019

When she worked at the U.N., Summer Brennan wore high heels almost every day — even when they made her fall. Her new book High Heel is an exploration of modern womanhood through the history of heels.

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Can Woodstock 50 'Re-Create The Magic' Of The Original Festival?

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The bill for Woodstock 50 has been announced featuring acts like Imagine Dragons, Jay-Z and Miley Cyrus. The lineup is prompting conversation online. NPR Music's Stephen Thompson weighs in.

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You're Just My Type: Hikers Compose Love Notes To The Grand Canyon

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

The Grand Canyon National Park celebrates its centennial this year. In late 2017 and early 2018, visitors encountered something unusual after a 6-mile hike down to a scenic overlook: a typewriter.

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The Daring Rescue Of A Rare, Elusive Bat

Monday, February 25, 2019

Hosts Mary Louise Kelly and Ari Shapiro tell the story of a rare bat found trapped in the Museum of English Rural Life, and its rehabilitation by a bat-loving museum volunteer.

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J.S. Ondara Examines An Elusive American Dream On His Debut

Monday, February 18, 2019

A decade ago, Ondara was just a kid from Nairobi obsessed with American rock music. Now, his debut album examines the American dream from a newcomer's perspective.

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Racist Med School Yearbook Photos? Medicine's Racism Problems Go Even Deeper

Monday, February 11, 2019

The media attention around a racist photo on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook page sheds light on the larger problem of how racism affects medical care for African-Americans.

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'Magical Negro' Carries The Weight Of History

Monday, February 11, 2019

Morgan Parker's new poetry collection explores the ways African-American lives are affected by historical events, even though they may have happened decades or centuries ago.

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Chris Christie: There Is No One With More Influence Over Trump Than Jared Kushner

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The former New Jersey governor also tells NPR that he has "great faith and confidence" in special counsel Robert Mueller and that Trump's team has made "a lot of really bad personnel choices."

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Beyond 'Shallow': A Look At The Oscars Picks For Best Original Song

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

NPR Music's Stephen Thompson breaks down the 2019 Oscar nominees for best original song.

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