Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly appears in the following:

Biden's national security adviser doubles down on Taiwan policy after Pelosi visit

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Jake Sullivan, the president's national security adviser, discusses the war in Ukraine, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan and the U.S. drone strike that took out al-Qaida's leader.

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Julia Whelan on narrating her romance novel about a narrator who hates romance novels

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with writer and audiobook narrator Julia Whelan about what it was like bringing her own profession to the pages of her new novel Thank You For Listening.

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The Arab Spring's last experiment in democracy is over

Friday, July 29, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Shadi Hamid, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, about Tunisia's new constitutional referendum that gives President Kais Saied near total power.

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In 1957, his grandma floated his street in a canoe. Now, the waters are rising again

Friday, July 29, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dee Davis, publisher of The Daily Yonder rural news site, about the flooding in his town Whitesburg, Ky.

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Biden adviser Gene Sperling sees U.S. hope and resilience despite shrinking economy

Thursday, July 28, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with White House senior adviser Gene Sperling about Thursday's new GDP numbers and the health of the U.S. economy.

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Encore: Ann Patchett on quarantining with Tom Hanks' assistant

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with author Ann Patchett about her latest collection of essays, These Precious Days, and how she ended up quarantining with Tom Hanks' personal assistant.

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Shireen Abu Akleh's niece on her family's meeting with Blinken to push for U.S. probe

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

The family of slain Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh meets with Secretary of State Antony Blinken Tuesday. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Abu Akleh's niece, Lina.

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What makes a death scene 'immortal?' A writer explains his favorite fictional deaths

Monday, July 25, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Dan Kois about his list of "The 50 Greatest Fictional Deaths of All Time" in Slate.

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Rep. Elissa Slotkin on her visit to Ukraine and meeting with President Zelenskyy

Monday, July 25, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., about her trip to Ukraine with a bipartisan Congressional delegation and meeting with President Zelenskyy.

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Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg talks about exonerating 6th member of 1989 Central Park case

Monday, July 25, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg about a sixth teenager charged in the infamous 1989 Central Park case having his conviction overturned.

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Taiwan is watching Ukraine to prepare for a possible invasion by China

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

As people in Taiwan watch the war in Ukraine, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with veteran journalist Chris Horton about what they think it could mean for a Chinese invasion of Taiwan.

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Former governor whose bill was at the center of Roe ruling reacts to SCOTUS' decision

Friday, June 24, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Phil Bryant, the former governor of Mississippi, who signed a bill that bans abortions after 15 weeks.

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Context and perspective on abortion and gun rights after this week's SCOTUS decisions

Friday, June 24, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Washington Free Beacon editor-in-chief Eliana Johnson and Washington Post politics reporter Amber Phillips about the overturning of Roe and developments on gun laws.

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Pro-gun leader reacts to Supreme Court ruling on New York concealed carry laws

Thursday, June 23, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks about Thursday's Supreme Court ruling on concealed carry laws with Sam Paredes, the executive director of the Gun Owners of California.

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Russia's economy is weathering sanctions, but tough times are ahead

Thursday, June 23, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Russian political scientist Ilya Matveev about the impact of sanctions on the Russian economy.

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White House economic adviser defends Biden's gas tax holiday

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Cecilia Rouse, who chairs the White House Council of Economic Advisers, about Biden calling on Congress to suspend the federal gas tax.

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PFAS 'forever chemicals' are everywhere. Here's what you should know about them

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

PFAS are all around us, so how do we navigate a world filled with harmful chemicals? We speak to an expert who guides us through what PFAS are, why they're a problem, and what can be done about them.

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Unpacking the latest Jan. 6 hearings

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin, a Democrat, about the latest Jan. 6 hearings.

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SCOTUS and Roe questions, asked and answered

Monday, June 20, 2022

NPR's Sarah McCammon and Berkeley law professor Khiara Bridges talk with Mary Louise Kelly about what overturning Roe could mean for trigger bans — and more widely, marginalized people across the U.S.

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Ukrainian activist pleads with Washington lawmakers for more military support

Friday, June 17, 2022

Hanna Hopko, a pro-democracy activist from Ukraine, traveled to Washington, D.C., to try and convince lawmakers to send Ukraine more aid. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly spoke with her to see if it's working.

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