Michel Martin

NPR

Michel Martin appears in the following:

'National Review' On How Donald Trump Is Changing The Campaign

Saturday, February 06, 2016

The prominent conservative magazine National Review dedicated a whole issue to denouncing Donald Trump. Editor Rich Lowry talks about how Trump is reshaping the state of conservatism.

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With Polls Showing Tight Races, Candidates Make Final Push In Iowa

Sunday, January 31, 2016

With less than 24 hours before Iowans begin to caucus, NPR's Sam Sanders and Sarah McCammon give the latest on how the candidates are rallying their supporters.

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Church Doctrine Complicates Situation For Pregnant Women In Zika-Affected Areas

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Some governments responded to the Zika epidemic by asking women to delay getting pregnant. Missionary doctor David Vanderpool says the reality for women in Zika-affected areas is far more complex.

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Barbershop: The New 'Birth Of A Nation,' Cam Newton And Beyonce

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Blogger and writer Kara Brown, radio host Farajii Muhammad and The Root's Danielle Belton talk about the new film The Birth of a Nation, Cam Newton, and Beyonce and Chris Martin's new music video.

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Walter Martin Remembers Art History Class With 'Arts And Leisure'

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Former musician from the band The Walkmen, Walter Martin has gone solo with an interesting new record. It's an amusing song cycle that covers what he calls his "shaky grasp of college art history."

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Roundtable: Donald Trump's Media Tactics

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Michel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Oreskes, Huffington Post's Ryan Grim and Christian Broadcasting Network's David Brody about Donald Trump and how he's leading politics to increasingly bypass media as gatekeepers.

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Words You'll Hear: Clean Up

Sunday, January 24, 2016

NPR's Eyder Peralta talks cleaning up after a massive snowstorm blanketed the Northeast over the weekend.

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For Some, Powerball's Promise Wasn't Just A Big Payout — But Stability, Too

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Forget the fantasy of luxury. NPR's Michel Martin says that, when small fees can be more common — and more crippling — for many African-Americans, the notion of financial security is fantasy enough.

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In The Last Week Before Iowa Caucus, Candidates Playing Down Expectations

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Entering the last week of campaigning before the voters start to weigh in, some candidates may be preparing to cast a loss in the Iowa caucuses as not such a bad thing.

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Sanctioned Slope: Kids Take Their Sleds To Capitol Hill, Legally

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Up until very recently, sledding on Capitol Hill was illegal. This weekend's snow was the first chance for kids to hit the slope — without fear of arrest.

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As Debt Talks Hit An Impasse, What's Next For Puerto Rico?

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Negotiations to restructure the U.S. territory's significant debt hit a speed bump Friday. As Congress considers its next step, economist Rosario Rivera explains the origins of the financial crisis.

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Marco Rubio, Hillary Clinton Pick Up Endorsements From Iowa Newspaper

Saturday, January 23, 2016

As Iowans prepare to pick their presidential nominees in just over a week, the Des Moines Register announced its presidential endorsements Saturday afternoon. The paper endorsed Rubio and Clinton.

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Barbershop: Black History Month, Macklemore And "Blizzard Baes"

Saturday, January 23, 2016

NPR's Sam Sanders, Arun Venugopal of WNYC, and comedian Amanda Seales talk about inflammatory comments by actress Stacey Dash, the new single by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, and "blizzard baes."

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Groucho Marx Spared No One — And His Biographer Isn't Pulling Punches, Either

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Lee Siegel, author of Groucho Marx: The Comedy of Existence, wanted his biography to uncover the real man behind the iconic mustache. What Siegel found, he says, was "a thoroughgoing misanthrope."

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As Caucus Day Nears, Trump And Cruz Make Big Push In Iowa

Saturday, January 23, 2016

In Iowa, NPR's Don Gonyea has the latest on the Republicans running for president and the rising tension between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.

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Proposed Danish Law Would Confiscate Cash From Asylum Seekers

Saturday, January 23, 2016

In an effort to deter refugees, a controversial bill in Denmark calls for police to confiscate cash and valuables from arriving asylum seekers.

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After #OscarsSoWhite, Academy Makes Changes To Increase Diversity

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Following criticism over a lack of diversity in the Oscars, the Academy Awards board of governors announced new programs to try to diversify the academy's membership by the year 2020.

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As U.S. Hands Down New Sanctions On Iran, Will Goodwill Be Short-Lived?

Sunday, January 17, 2016

The U.S. imposed new sanctions on Iran just hours after three Americans released as part of a prisoner swap made their way to Europe. What does this spell for relations between the two countries?

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What To Watch For In The Democratic Debate, As Primary Race Tightens

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Gov. Martin O'Malley debate Sunday in Charleston, S.C. The Democratic race has is close between Clinton and Sanders.

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Attendance Drops At Maryland High School, As Deportation Fears Rise

Sunday, January 17, 2016

A Maryland high school principal says many of her students are skipping school, fearing that they or their parents will be deported.

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