Michel Martin

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In A Shared Language Of Remembrance, Whose Memories Are 'Ours'?

Sunday, November 01, 2015

For many Christians, November 1 is All Saints' Day, set aside to remember those who've died. NPR's Michel Martin takes this time to reflect on recollection — and who decides what memories are honored.

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A Busy Week Ahead For The GOP, On The Campaign Trail And Beyond

Sunday, October 25, 2015

On Wednesday, GOP presidential candidates will debate on CNBC and a new House Speaker will be elected. Congress also needs to raise the debt ceiling so the federal government can pay its bills.

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A 'Family-Friendly' Shift In Debate Over Work-Life Balance

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan both cited family concerns in major decisions about their careers last week. Does this mark a turning point in the conversation about work-life balance?

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When You Hear The 'Heat,' The Pitcher's Put A Little Extra Mustard On It

Sunday, October 25, 2015

The baseball term for a superfast pitch is a word you'll be hearing often this week: heater. Lots of heaters will be thrown during the World Series, which starts Tuesday night.

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Democratic Candidates Get Down To Business ... By Sitting Down To Dinner

Saturday, October 24, 2015

The Democrats running for president are in Des Moines, Iowa, Saturday night for the annual Jefferson Jackson Dinner, one of the marquee events leading up to January's Iowa caucus.

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The Scene In The Wake Of A Much-Weakened Hurricane

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Residents of the west coast of Mexico are assessing the damage from Hurricane Patricia on Saturday. The storm hit late Friday night but lost some of its record-breaking strength as it made landfall.

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Live From New York, It's Donald Trump! (And A Whole Lot Of Controversy)

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Donald Trump is slated to host Saturday Night Live on Nov. 7, which could put local stations in a tough spot, trying to balance candidates' air time. Meanwhile, Latino groups are condemning the move.

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On Cusp Of National Honor, A Look Back At Eddie Murphy's Career In Comedy

Sunday, October 18, 2015

This weekend, the Kennedy Center will award the 18th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to actor and comedian Eddie Murphy. NPR's Michel Martin takes a look back at Murphy's long career.

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People On The Move Drive Anxiety, Hope — And, Always, Change

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Migration — whether from one country to another, or one political party to another — transforms culture and society, writes Michel Martin. The question is how the change happens, not whether it does.

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Days Away From Democratic Debate, All Eyes On An Undecided Biden

Sunday, October 11, 2015

The first Democratic presidential debate is set for Tuesday, even as Vice President Joe Biden is considering whether to join the White House race.

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What Makes Us Uncomfortable Might Be Just What We Need

Sunday, October 11, 2015

"I'm uncomfortable with that" is a courteous way to express objections. But this year's Nobel Prize in Literature makes Michel Martin wonder: Does chasing "comfort" cut us off from difficult truths?

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Boko Haram Resurfaces In West Africa, With Pledge Of Continued Violence

Saturday, October 10, 2015

A newly released video by Boko Haram reaffirms the group's allegiance to ISIS and says their campaign of violence continues.

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'Let's Navigate This Brave New World Together'

Sunday, October 04, 2015

Michel Martin introduces her award-winning commentary "Can I Just Tell You" to weekend All Things Considered. In this installment, she reflects on her life, and her career in journalism.

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A Warm Welcome: Michel Martin Takes Helm At Weekend 'All Things Considered'

Friday, October 02, 2015

This Saturday, NPR's Michel Martin will become the new host of Weekend All Things Considered. She previews what's on tap for her program for this weekend and the future.

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A Passing Of The Torch: Arun Rath Signs Off, As Michel Martin Steps Up

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Arun Rath says farewell, as his time hosting weekend All Things Considered comes to a close. He welcomes the new host, Michel Martin.

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From Fishing With Mom To Becoming A Top Fisheries Official

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

For NPR's series #RaceOnTech, we are meeting the diverse men and women who work in America's tech and science fields, like Mamie Parker, a fish and wildlife biologist who's a pioneer in her field.

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#StreetsAndBeats: How Do Cops And Communities Build Trust?

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Their lives and deaths are now a part of the public record, their names part of a tragic roll call: Rodney King, Michael Brown, Ezell Ford, Eric Garner, Walter Scott, Freddie Gray, Rekia Boyd and Tanisha Anderson. They are just some of the Americans who've been killed or harmed in ...

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Sen. Tim Scott: Charleston Shooting Was 'A Crime Of Hate'

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., returned to his home state the day after nine people were killed in Charleston's Emanuel AME Church. The crime was emotionally devastating for many of his constituents, and the senator himself lost a friend in the attack. He took time out for a wide ranging conversation ...

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#MotorCityDrive: Is Detroit's Economic Engine Roaring Back To Life?

Thursday, May 21, 2015

For generations of Americans, Detroit was the place where people made things: powerful cars, amazing architecture, beautiful music. But now Detroit is entering a new chapter. After months of often tense and difficult negotiations, Detroit is now formally out of bankruptcy. Millions of dollars of contributions from private foundations and ...

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#MotorCityDrive: Is Detroit's Economic Engine Roaring Back To Life?

Thursday, May 21, 2015

For generations of Americans, Detroit was the place where people made things: powerful cars, amazing architecture, beautiful music. But now Detroit is entering a new chapter. After months of often tense and difficult negotiations, Detroit is now formally out of bankruptcy. Millions of dollars of contributions from private foundations and ...

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