Michel Martin

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For Brisket Aficionados, Austin's Franklin BBQ Is A Must in Texas

Saturday, March 18, 2017

You can't go to Texas without trying the barbecue. Franklin BBQ is one of the most famous barbecue spots in Austin, where the typical wait in line can last five hours and seems to never die down.

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Former Secret Service Agent Says Recent Errors Are 'Systemic Failure'

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino once guarded presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. He speaks about the latest breaches in White House security.

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A Conversation About Who Needs College And Why

Saturday, March 11, 2017

In this installation of "Going There With Michel Martin," Martin asks a panel whether people still need college.

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Christians Turn To Podcasts To Say Things They Can't Say In Church

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Toby Morrell and Mike McHargue are among a seemingly growing trend of ex-pastors, musicians and authors who are bucking Christian theology through podcasts.

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It's Their Grief To Live Through, Not Ours To Question

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Carryn Owens' husband was Navy SEAL William "Ryan" Owens, who died in Yemen in January. President Trump offered his condolences last week. Michel Martin reflects on the deconstruction of her grief.

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Working Class Students Answer: Is College Worth It?

Sunday, March 05, 2017

NPR's Michel Martin visits Madison, Wis., next week for "Who Needs College?" the latest live event in the "Going There" series. UW-Madison student Sam Park discusses the value of a college education.

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ProPublica Launches New Collaboration Project To Track And Document Hate Crimes

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Because what constitutes a "hate crime" can be a matter of dispute, the reporting about them varies tremendously. ProPublica's A.C. Thompson discusses why the Documenting Hate initiative is necessary.

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Does Nintendo's New Console Signal A 'Switch' For The Video Game Market?

Sunday, March 05, 2017

There's hype surrounding Nintendo's first home-to-handheld hybrid console, Switch. Wall Street Journal technology reporter Nathan Olivarez-Giles says this could be a make or break moment for Nintendo.

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Trump Calls For Congressional Inquiry Into Unproved Obama Wire-Tap Allegations

Sunday, March 05, 2017

President Trump has asked Congress to investigate his predecessor Barack Obama in regards to alleged wire tapping in Trump Tower. Obama representatives have strongly denied the allegations.

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Morehouse College President Talks About HBCU Meeting With Trump

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Last week leaders from historically black colleges and universities met with Trump when he signed to move the initiative on HBCUs into the White House. Critics say it was little more than a photo op.

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'Time: The Kalief Browder Story' Depicts Issues With Solitary Confinement

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Director Jenner Furst talks about his new documentary miniseries, Time: The Kalief Browder Story, on Spike TV. Browder served three years in Riker's Island jail after being accused of stealing.

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Following Congress Address, Trump Tweets Out Accusations Of Obama 'Wire Tapping' Him

Saturday, March 04, 2017

NPR's White House Correspondent Tamara Keith discusses President Trump's week, which went from a praised address before Congress, to a tweetstorm accusing former President Obama of ordering a wiretap.

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Political Newcomer In Second Place For French Presidential Race

Saturday, March 04, 2017

The French presidential race is underway and it is already rife with political scandals. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley talks about the latest controversies.

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For The First Time In 146 Years Chicago Goes Without Snow During January And February

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Tom Skilling, chief meteorologist for WGN-TV and The Chicago Tribune, talks about the Windy City's changing weather, specifically the record-breaking lack of snow this year.

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Evan McMullin Wants To 'Get To The Bottom Of' Trump's Connections To Russia

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Following Evan McMullin's run as an independent candidate in the 2016 presidential election, he has earned a following as an independent conservative voice.

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Going There: Who Needs College?

Thursday, March 02, 2017

NPR's Michel Martin joins Wisconsin Public Radio for a night of conversation and entertainment to discuss the purpose of college in 2017.

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When Mexican Deportees Return To A Country They Hardly Know

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Tania Mendoza left Mexico for the U.S. when she was a toddler. She lived almost her whole life and started a family there. But in 2010 she was deported back to a country she had never really lived in.

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Teen Transgender Wrestler — A Reluctant Symbol Of A Nation Divided

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Mack Beggs, who identifies as a boy, won a girls state wrestling championship in Texas this weekend. He'd rather have wrestled boys. Journalist Asa Merritt talks about the reactions at the tournament.

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Fearing Climate Change Policy Under Trump, STEM Group Works To Get Scientists Elected

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Scientists across the country are planning to go to Washington — and take office. Shaughnessy Naughton is the founder of 314 Action a non profit that helps scientists run for office.

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2017 Oscars: Nominations For Documentary Category Upends Genre

Sunday, February 26, 2017

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Nina Gilden Seavey, director of the Documentary Center at George Washington University, about what this year's documentary lineup mean for the art and industry.

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