Michel Martin

NPR

Michel McQueen Martin spent more than a decade covering politics and policy for the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post before she joined ABC News in September 1992; primary assignment is ABC News "Nightline"; a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Ms. Martin was graduated cum laude from Radcliffe College at Harvard University in 1980.

Michel Martin appears in the following:

A new study examines Black life expectancy and well-being in the U.S.

Sunday, October 02, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Andre Perry from the Brookings Institution about their study, "The Black Progress Index."

Comment

After the storm, the scams, lies and misinformation flood in

Sunday, October 02, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Lesley Cosme Torres, who reports on disinformation for The Miami Herald, about misinformation circulating online in the wake of Hurricane Ian.

Comment

Emmy-Award winning puppeteer David Bizzaro goes on the road with Mochi

Sunday, October 02, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Bizzaro, the voice of Mochi from Netflix's Waffles and Mochi.

Comment

Ernest Robles started the Hispanic Scholarship Fund with a $30,000 mortgage

Sunday, October 02, 2022

NPR's Michel Marin talks with The Los Angeles Times' Gustavo Arellano about the legacy of Robles, who died in September at 92. We also hear from scholarship recipients.

Comment

Molly Yeh wants her food to create family memories

Sunday, October 02, 2022

Yeh, author of Home is Where the Eggs Are: Farmhouse Food for the People You Love, gives suggestions for meals in a pinch.

Comment

This architect has an idea of how communities can assess rebuilding after floods

Saturday, October 01, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Steven Bingler, CEO and founder of Concordia, about "managed retreat" and the future of development in flood-prone areas.

Comment

What the recent wins for far-right parties in Europe could mean for the region

Saturday, October 01, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with political scientist Cas Mudde about Sweden's and Italy's electoral results.

Comment

How the Dolphins handled Tagovailoa's injuries raises questions about player safety

Saturday, October 01, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin talks with neuroscientist Chris Nowinski and former NFL player Chris Boland about the league's concussion protocol after quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered two hits this week.

Comment

What it takes for a representative democracy to address political minority rule

Sunday, September 25, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin talks with professor Corey Robin about how minority rule works within institutions and if there are any possible solutions.

Comment

A look at institutional changes that could address minority rule in government

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Stanford University professor Jonathan Gienapp tells NPR's Michel Martin if there are constitutional fixes.

Comment

The Constitution was built to allow for the few to hold so much power

Sunday, September 25, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with history professor Jonathan Gienapp about the development of the country's charter of government.

Comment

A North Carolina trial could change jury selection in death penalty trials

Sunday, September 18, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Henderson Hill, senior counsel at the ACLU, about his motion against the use of "death qualification" to disqualify opponents of capital punishment.

Comment

A former national security official explores what could be next in the Ukraine war

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Following the recent success of Ukrainian forces, NPR's Michel Martin asks retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman about what he thinks will happen next in Russia's war against Ukraine.

Comment

A recent skirmish over free speech involved high school students and their adviser

Sunday, September 18, 2022

NPR's Michel Martins speaks with attorney Hadar Harris of the Student Law Press Center about a high school adviser who refused to censor her student's published work.

Comment

They escape political and economic chaos — and rise as sommeliers

Sunday, September 18, 2022

In a new documentary, four refugees from Zimbabwe compete in an international wine tasting competition. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with sommelier Tinashe Nyamudoka about "Blind Ambition."

Comment

A former Minor League Baseball player hopes the union changes will mean improvements

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Peter Gehle details the life in the minor league before unionization as the Major League Baseball Player's Association begins to represent all professional baseball players.

Comment

Parents share their children's joy at seeing a Disney princess who looks like them

Saturday, September 17, 2022

With Disney's live-action version of The Little Mermaid, a new generation of fans will have a new princess under the sea, played by African American actor Halle Bailey.

Comment

The former Fox editor who announced the 2020 results says there's a media problem

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Chris Stirewalt, author of Broken News: Why the Media Rage Machine Divides America & How to Fight Back, says the country's leading news organizations have leaned into a model that fosters division.

Comment

What could be the legal ramifications of governors sending migrants to other states

Saturday, September 17, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Denise Gilman, co-director of the Immigration Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law, about whether there was a legal basis to the actions.

Comment

Ken Burns explores the complicated story of the U.S. response to the Holocaust

Saturday, September 17, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speak with the filmmaker on his latest documentary, The U.S. and the Holocaust, which has its premiere on Sunday.

Comment