Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly appears in the following:

Pennies From (Almost) Heaven: Get Paid To Move To West Virginia

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

A program called Ascend West Virginia hopes to draw remote workers to the Mountain State, even to the point of paying $12,000 to selected applicants.

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Bishops Debate Whether Politicians Who Support Abortion Should Receive Communion

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Should Catholic politicians who support abortion rights be able to receive communion? American bishops have been grappling with this since Biden became the second Catholic president in U.S. history.

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Afghan Women's Rights Activist Pushes For Inclusive Peace Process After Kabul Bombing

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Shaharzad Akbar, chairperson for the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, about recent attacks in Kabul.

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NBC Cancels The Golden Globes Amid HFPA Controversy

Monday, May 10, 2021

NBC announced it is cancelling the Golden Globes because reforms to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association — after allegations of unethical and possibly illegal activities — do not go far enough.

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A Look At Instability In Afghanistan After Blast In Kabul

Monday, May 10, 2021

The President of Afghanistan has proclaimed Tuesday a national day of mourning after a horrific attack over the weekend on a girls' school in Kabul in which dozens were killed.

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The Story of 'Sesame Street': From Radical Experiment To Beloved TV Mainstay

Saturday, May 08, 2021

A new documentary Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street recounts how the classic program reinvented children's television and continues to interpret the world with authenticity.

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New Documentary Explores The Controversial Early Days Of 'Sesame Street'

Friday, May 07, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Marilyn Agrelo, director of the new documentary Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street, and actor Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on Sesame Street.

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Pasquotank County Sheriff: Public Should See Andrew Brown Jr. Video

Friday, April 30, 2021

Pasquotank County, N.C., Sheriff Tommy Wooten says he wants the bodycam footage from the killing of Andrew Brown Jr., made public.

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'Radio Diaries' Creator Looks Back On 25 Years Of The Project

Friday, April 30, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Radio Diaries creator Joe Richman about some of the people he's introduced us to over the past 25 years and how documenting one's life has changed over time.

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Wave Of 'Anti-Protest' Bills Could Threaten First Amendment

Friday, April 30, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Nick Robinson, of the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, about the dozens of anti-protest bills introduced by Republican lawmakers this year.

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'Citizen Kane' Has A Rotten Day

Thursday, April 29, 2021

For years, Orson Welles' Citizen Kane has been widely viewed as the greatest film ever made. But now an 80-year-old negative review has resurfaced, bringing its Rotten Tomatoes score down from 100%.

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Biden, Like FDR And LBJ, Sees Opportunity In A Moment Of Crisis

Thursday, April 29, 2021

As President Biden nears 100 days in office, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin about how Biden's approach to social welfare compares to former presidents'.

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Behind The Demographics Shifts That Are Reshaping Political Power In The U.S.

Thursday, April 29, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Alexa Ura, reporter for the Texas Tribune, about the demographic shifts that are driving Sunbelt states like Texas to grow in population and political power.

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Afghan General Says Army Will Survive U.S. Troop Withdrawal

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Gen. Sami Sadat spoke with NPR about day-to-day life in Afghanistan, how the army will operate without U.S. support and what he's learned over the years during the war.

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Elizabeth City Mayor Urges Calm After Judge Rules Not To Release Bodycam Footage

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Elizabeth City, N.C. Mayor Bettie Parker, who declared a state of emergency in her city ahead of the release of bodycam video to the family of Andrew Brown Jr.

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Jhumpa Lahiri On Her Unique Use Of Place In 'Whereabouts'

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with author Jhumpa Lahiri about her unusual use of place in her new novel, Whereabouts, which she first wrote in Italian and translated herself into English.

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Attorney Chantel Cherry-Lassiter On Viewing The Video Of Andrew Brown Jr.'s Shooting

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with attorney Chantel Cherry-Lassiter about seeing the bodycam footage of Andrew Brown Jr. being shot, as well as the independent autopsy.

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Dr. Fauci Says Vaccines Allow For Less Outdoor Masks

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Biden, about new CDC mask guidance and other ongoing questions around the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Legacy Of Chuck Geschke, Co-Founder Of Adobe

Monday, April 26, 2021

David Brock of the Computer History Museum tells us about Chuck Geschke, a co-founder of Adobe, which introduced desktop publishing.

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Russia And U.S. At Odds Over Alexei Navalny, Ukraine

Monday, April 26, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with foreign policy expert Angela Stent about Russia's military movements near Ukraine and Alexei Navalny's condition.

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