Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly appears in the following:

Here's the scoop on vegan ice cream — and why it's everywhere now

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

There's more variety than ever with plant-based ice cream, from the freezers of your grocery store to your local scoop shop. How come?

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How 'Gone Girl' hold up 10 years later, according to a book critic

Monday, May 30, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with book critic Maris Kreizman about Gone Girl and the long shadow it still casts over the psychological thriller market, 10 years after it was published.

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Composer John Williams and cellist Yo-Yo Ma bring together 'A Gathering of Friends'

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

On a new album, the classical stars revisit the concerto Williams composed specifically for Ma, as well as some of Williams' most affecting film scores.

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Rebuilding Ukraine could cost hundreds of billions of dollars

Friday, May 20, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Ukrainian economist Yuriy Gorodnichenko about the cost of rebuilding Ukraine after the war.

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North Korea is reporting a major disease outbreak, but it's not calling it COVID

Thursday, May 19, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Jean Lee, a journalist specializing in North Korea, about the country's report of a major disease outbreak that state media is not calling COVID-19, yet.

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Jakub Orlinski, the breakdancing countertenor, explores his Polish roots

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with rising opera star and break dancer Jakub Jozef Orlinski, whose new album "Farewells" is a collection of Polish opera classics, little known to the rest of the world.

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Swedish defense minister on decision to apply to NATO after decades of resistance

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Sweden's Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist after his meeting with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, about his country's decision on joining NATO.

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New York attorney general speaks to NPR about Buffalo shooting

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with New York state Attorney General Letitia James, who appeared in Buffalo with President Biden after the mass shooting, about gun violence and extremism in the state.

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The significance of McDonald's golden arches in Russia

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Kristy Ironside, a Russia historian at McGill University, about the significance of McDonald's leaving Russia.

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Meet Alisa Amador, the winner of the 2022 Tiny Desk Contest

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

This year's winner is a songwriter from Boston, Mass., whose winning song is an ode to feeling like she doesn't fit neatly into any one box.

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The new Downton Abbey film is here, and its creator says misery isn't compulsory

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

After six seasons and one movie spin-off, fans of the Crawley family have questions about the newest upcoming film; Show creator Julian Fellowes has answers.

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Emma Straub on using time travel to escape the pandemic in 'This Time Tomorrow'

Monday, May 16, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Emma Straub about her new novel, This Time Tomorrow, in which the central character is turning 40 — but wakes up and is age 16 again.

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Julian Fellowes of 'Downton Abbey' says misery isn't 'compulsory' in entertainment

Friday, May 13, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Downton Abbey executive producer Julian Fellowes about the latest chapter in the Crawley family's story, Downton Abbey: A New Era.

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Shireen Abu Akleh did the stories no one wanted to do, says colleague

Thursday, May 12, 2022

NPR's May Louise Kelly talks with journalist Dalia Hatuqa about her friend and colleague Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed while reporting in occupied West Bank for Al Jazeera.

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Brooke Shields is getting older in the public eye — and she wants to talk about it

Friday, May 06, 2022

Shields grew up in the public eye, and now she is aging in the public eye and wants to discuss it. At the top of her list is the idea that women in their 50s aren't represented in lots of places.

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Gloria Steinem's calls to protect bodily autonomy live on as Roe faces reversal

Friday, May 06, 2022

Activist Gloria Steinem has fought for women's rights for decades. She has no plans to stop even as the Supreme Court is poised to reverse Roe v. Wade.

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Brooke Shields is aging in the public eye — and she wants to talk about it

Thursday, May 05, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with actress, writer and entrepreneur Brooke Shields about her effort to embrace aging and how she's trying to help other women do the same.

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Gloria Steinem on the consequences of overturning Roe v. Wade

Thursday, May 05, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with journalist and activist Gloria Steinem about her reaction to news that the U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to strike down Roe v. Wade.

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Ukraine's Foreign Minister says Mariupol is still in Ukrainian hands

Wednesday, May 04, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly interviews Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba about the state of the war and where things might go from here.

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A Palestinian-Syrian chef's cookbook invites people to see any meal as a celebration

Friday, April 29, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with chef Reem Assil about her debut cookbook Arabiyya: Recipes from the Life of an Arab in Diaspora.

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