Mary Louise Kelly

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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.


'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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


'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.


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."


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.


Feel The Fear — And Read It Anyway: 'Help Me!' Documents A Year Of Self-Help Books

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Marianne Power decided to read one self-help book a month, for a year — and follow the advice in each, to the letter. She says it became a much more intense undertaking than she'd anticipated.


Andrea Bocelli Passes The Art Of Expressive Singing To His Son

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Superstar Andrea Bocelli has sung with just about everyone, from Celine Dion to Ariana Grande. On his latest album, Sì, Bocelli tries something new — singing with his son.


Can't Find Time To Read? Poetry Might Make The Perfect Gift

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Poet Tess Taylor says a good poem can "reroute your day" in under five minutes. She offers suggestions for poetry that "takes you to a different place, and then allows you to return a little altered."


'Under The Wire' Tells The Story Of War Correspondent Marie Colvin's Last Moments

Thursday, November 15, 2018

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with war photographer Paul Conroy about the new documentary Under The Wire that tells the story of the last moments of war correspondent Marie Colvin's life.


A Noir Novel For The Trump Era, From Jonathan Lethem

Friday, November 09, 2018

The Feral Detective follows a New Yorker reeling from the 2016 election and the eccentric private eye of the title deep into the California desert.


Georgia's Contentious Battle Over Voting Rights Continues As Election Day Approaches

Thursday, November 01, 2018

Voter suppression claims have popped up all over ahead of the midterm elections. There's special scrutiny in Georgia where the man in charge of implementing voting laws is also running for governor.


Nebraska Aims To Lure Travelers Seeking An Escape From Noisy Cities

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Nebraska's new tourism marketing campaign concedes that the state is a bit boring, yet it hopes to lure travelers by highlighting that you can escape noisy cities and create your own fun.


Elvis Costello Doesn't Want Your Nostalgia, He Wants You To 'Look Now'

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Elvis Costello is releasing his first album with The Imposters in nearly a decade, titled Look Now. The legendary musician speaks about his work and surviving a cancer scare that caused him to cancel tour dates earlier this year.


Meet The MacArthur Fellow Disrupting Racism In Art

Thursday, October 04, 2018

Newly minted "genius" grantee Titus Kaphar takes on historical paintings, modifying the scenes to lead the eye to those relegated to the background.


Reporter's Notebook: North Korea

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

This month, All Things Considered host Mary Louise Kelly was granted a rare opportunity to report from the capital of North Korea. Kelly shares some highs — and lows — from her week in Pyongyang.