Michel Martin

NPR

Michel Martin appears in the following:

After Attack, Londoners Say They Won't Stop Living Their Lives

Sunday, June 04, 2017

After the latest terror attack in the United Kingdom, people in London say they may not feel completely safe, but are determined to go on living their lives and not limit themselves.

Comment

Going There: Civics 101 - What Does It Mean To Be A Good Citizen?

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Join NPR's Michel Martin and WVIA in Scranton, Pennsylvania for a night of conversation and entertainment as we discuss the meaning of an active citizen.

Comment

On The Ground In Guadalajara, In Search Of New Latin Sounds

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Michel Martin speaks with DJ Betto Arcos to get his highlights from the FIMPRO music festival in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Comment

Why Rick And Canyon Barry Stay True To The 'Granny Shot'

Sunday, May 28, 2017

NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and son Canyon Barry talk about the tradition of underhand free throws. Rick swears by its accuracy, but players hardly ever use it.

Comment

Khalid's Timeless Pop Anthems For American Teens

Saturday, May 27, 2017

On his breakthrough debut album, American Teen, Khalid Robinson proves that the emotional turbulence of youth can be timeless. Michel Martin talks to him and his biggest influence: his mom.

Comment

A Recap Of Trump's First Week Abroad As President

Saturday, May 27, 2017

After visiting Saudi Arabia, Israel, the Palestinian Territories, Rome and Brussels, President Trump wrapped up his first international trip since taking office today in Sicily with other G7 leaders.

Comment

Trump Will Meet Pope Francis At Apostolic Palace During Vatican Visit

Sunday, May 21, 2017

The Apostolic Palace is the traditional residence of the Pope inside Vatican City, but Pope Francis chose not to live there. President Trump will meet with the Pope later this week.

Comment

Trump Heads To Israel And Will Be First Sitting President To Visit Western Wall

Sunday, May 21, 2017

President Trump goes to Jerusalem Monday and will visit some of the most delicate spots in the region. He pledges to help make peace, but the Israelis and Palestinians haven't held talks in years.

Comment

Bambu: 'My Music Is Here To Push People To Organize'

Saturday, May 20, 2017

The Filipino-American rapper and activist discusses how gang life and poverty shaped his youth in 1990s Los Angeles and how he draws on those experiences in his uncompromising music.

Comment

Trump Says Arms Deal He Signed With Saudi Arabia Will Create Jobs

Saturday, May 20, 2017

President Trump kicks off his first foreign tour with a stop in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia.

Comment

Eddie N. Williams, Leader Of Washington's First Black Think Tank, Dies at 84

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Eddie N. Williams, who spent three decades running the first black think tank in Washington, has died at the age of 84.

Comment

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Wins Re-Election By Wide Margin

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Iranian moderate president Hassan Rouhani has been reelected despite not being able to deliver large economic improvements to the country as he promised during the last election.

Comment

Going There: A Conversation In San Diego About Life Around The U.S.-Mexico Border

Saturday, May 06, 2017

"Beyond Borders is the latest event in the 'Going There' series San Diego, California, the conversation was about the unique challenges of life in a border city and the meaning of national borders.

Comment

'It Is Neither Nor, It Is Both': Tom Hanks Finds No Easy Answers In 'The Circle'

Sunday, April 30, 2017

In the film adaptation of Dave Eggers' 2013 novel, Hanks plays Eamon Bailey, co-founder of a giant social media and tech company with the creepy mantra: "Sharing is caring."

Comment

Ladies And Gentlemen, The Revolution: Prince's Band On Reuniting And Healing

Sunday, April 30, 2017

The band that backed Prince during the Purple Rain era is on tour celebrating his music. Members Wendy Melvoin, Bobby Z. and Doctor Fink say it helps them — and audiences — to process their grief.

Comment

How Lives On Both Sides Of Border Towns Have Changed Since Trump Took Office

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Before next week's Going There in San Diego, titled "Beyond Borders," Michel Martin talks with KPBS Fronteras reporter Jean Guerrero about covering the lives of those living on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Comment

Why Trump's First 100 Days Matter And Why They Don't

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Saturday is President Trump's 100th day in office. What do the first 100 days tell us about the kind of presidency he will have?

Comment

Going There: Beyond Borders

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Border cities can be places of division and unity. Join Michel Martin and KPBS in San Diego for compelling discussions on the tensions and possibilities found in border cities.

Comment

Renée Elise Goldsberry Hopes 'Henrietta Lacks' Movie Will Start Conversations

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The actress plays a young African-American woman whose cells, which were taken without her knowledge or consent, went on to become "immortal."

Comment

In A New 'Anti-Science' Era, Bill Nye 'Saves The World' With Same Optimism

Saturday, April 22, 2017

"The Science Guy" dons his lab coat and bow tie uniform yet again, this time, in a a new political context. In his new Netflix series, Nye tackles climate change deniers and beyond.

Comment