Michel Martin

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Grief Knows No Native Tongue — But We Must Listen, Wherever It Speaks

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Less than a week since the death of a friend, and just days since the Paris killings, NPR's Michel Martin says the loss of life — be it in Beirut, Niger or even next door — must always matter.

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Reflections On A Campus Visit: What We Learned From Young Voters At Drake

Sunday, November 15, 2015

The Democratic debate Saturday night was held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Producer Liz Baker talked to students on campus about their involvement in politics and shares her observations.

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#NPRYouthVote: Will Young Voters Lead Or Lag In 2016?

Monday, November 09, 2015

In 2008, a surge of young voters transformed the political landscape. They were critical in making underdog candidate Barack Obama the Democratic nominee and, eventually, the president. They also helped propel Obama to a second term and gave candidates a crash course in communicating in the digital age. As we ...

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A Look Ahead To The 4th GOP Debate

Sunday, November 08, 2015

Republican presidential candidates meet for a debate on Tuesday in Milwaukee, Wis., as Dr. Ben Carson and Sen. Marco Rubio have come under increased scrutiny.

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The Motives Beneath The 'Bedrock' To Come, In U.S.-Israeli Relations

Sunday, November 08, 2015

This week's Words You'll Hear is "bedrock," which President Obama is expected to use to describe U.S. commitments to Israel, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the White House on Monday.

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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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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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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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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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