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:

Shania Twain returns after a difficult pandemic with the beaming 'Queen of Me'

Sunday, February 05, 2023

After a bad bout of COVID that had her fearing she'd lose her voice completely, the country-pop superstar is back with an album she says is determined to look on the bright side.

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Memphis and the nation focus on another example of police violence

Monday, January 30, 2023

Residents in Memphis, who watched the video of the violent police beating of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols, talk of their own brutal experiences. Nichols died three days after the attack.

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A Memphis congregation mourns Tyre Nichols

Sunday, January 29, 2023

We hear how the community is grappling with the police killing of Tyre Nichols.

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Among many Native American communities, their languages are in danger

Saturday, December 03, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Chuck Hoskin Jr., Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, about the importance of preserving Native languages.

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A new podcast reminds listeners of Mandela's commitment to the Black struggle for freedom

Saturday, December 03, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin talks with writer Richard Stengel about Mandela: The Lost Tapes, which features never-before heard audio of his conversations with Nelson Mandela from 1993.

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What students lost since cursive writing was cut from the Common Core standards

Saturday, December 03, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with historian Drew Gilpin Faust about her story in The Atlantic, "Gen Z Never Learned to Read Cursive."

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Now, you can taste a bit of world heritage with a walk to your local bakery

Saturday, December 03, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Stephane Grattier at Boulangerie Christophe in Washington, D.C., about the baguette being added to UNESCO's "intangible cultural heritage" list.

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What to know about World Cup 2022 — and U.S. team's chances to win the championship

Sunday, November 20, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Roger Bennett, founder of the Men in Blazers media network, on the soccer tournament.

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A spoiler-free conversation with one of the stars of the 'Knives Out' sequel

Sunday, November 20, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Janelle Monáe about her role in the new film, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.

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What voters said about trans rights in the midterms

Sunday, November 20, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Kate Sosin, LGBTQ+ reporter for The 19th News, to discuss how voters responded to anti-trans rhetoric in this years midterm elections.

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The Colorado Springs mayor reflects on the Club Q shooting

Sunday, November 20, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Mayor John Suthers about a deadly shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub that left at least five people dead and 25 others injured.

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This is the one-pan recipe to make your Thanksgiving easy

Sunday, November 20, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks to New York Times columnist Melissa Clark about cutting out the stress — especially if it's your first time cooking for the holiday.

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It turns out the models for many relaxer brands in the '90s didn't use those products

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Many of the models even shared that the silky, glossy hairstyles were accomplished with a hot comb and mousse. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Refinery29 writer Adama Munu about the scandal.

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What to know about Xi Jinping, the man at the center of China's politics

Sunday, October 16, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Rana Mitter, professor of the modern China's history and politics at the University of Oxford, about President Xi.

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What happens when an underdog soccer club gets the attention of a couple of actors

Sunday, October 16, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Rob McElhenney about the finale of Welcome to Wrexham, the Hulu docuseries that follows his and Ryan Reynolds' efforts to help a Welsh team.

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Many Americans struggle to get food. Inflation is making it worse

Sunday, October 16, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with c, CEO and founder of WANDA, about President Biden's hunger plan and the idea of a food bill of rights.

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Iran tries to crack down on protests, even online. Here's how activists are evading those efforts

Saturday, October 15, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dina Temple-Raston, host of the podcast Click Here, who spoke with some of the protesters.

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What LA's city council scandal says about race and political power

Saturday, October 15, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Loyola Marymount University political science professor Chaya Crowder about her research on the dynamics in Los Angeles.

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For TikTok star Tabitha Brown, cooking from the spirit is so much more than a recipe

Saturday, October 15, 2022

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Brown, social media star turned TV cook, about her recent rise to fame and her new cookbook, Cooking From the Spirit.

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After years of violence and neglect in Alabama's prisons, thousands of inmates strike

Sunday, October 09, 2022

NPR's Michel Marin talks with The Marshall Project reporter Keri Blakinger, who is in touch with some of the participants.

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