Noel King

Freelance Journalist based in Egypt

Noel King appears in the following:

Episode 906:The Chicago Boys, Part II

Friday, April 12, 2019

In 1973, a coup took Chile from socialism to capitalism. That economic shift was implemented by a ruthless dictator with the help of a handful of economists known as the Chicago Boys.

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Episode 905: The Chicago Boys, Part I

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Today Chile has one of the wealthiest, most stable economies in South America. But it was born in a violent struggle, between Marxism and capitalism, democracy and dictatorship.

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Episode 898: Happy Fed Independence Day

Friday, March 01, 2019

How the Federal Reserve won its independence, and then held on during an attack—a physical attack—by the President of the United States.

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Episode 893: Our Valentines 2019

Friday, February 08, 2019

We're back for our annual tradition: Channeling another year's worth of jealousy and self-loathing into a whole episode just for you. Happy Valentine's Day!

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'We Find A Way To Dance': Inspired By New Orleans, DAWN Reconstructs Beauty From Ruin

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Dawn Richard gained fame as a member of R&B group Danity Kane just as her hometown was recovering from Hurricane Katrina. Now a solo artist, she explores her New Orleans roots on a new album.

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Team Rallies Around Black Hockey Player After He Receives Racist Taunts

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

At a recent ice hockey tournament, 13-year-old Divyne Apollon II was subjected to racist abuse from the opposing team. Angered by the lack of action from others, his teammates came to his defense.

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Nina Simone's 'Lovely, Precious Dream' For Black Children

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

With "To Be Young, Gifted and Black," Simone aimed to capture joy in black identity amid bloody civil rights struggle. The song was addressed to children, but adults caught on, too.

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News Brief: Government Shutdown, U.S.' ISIS Fight, Saudi Teenager

Monday, January 07, 2019

The closure is in its 17th day. National Security Adviser John Bolton says U.S. withdrawal from Syria is conditional on the defeat of ISIS. And, a Saudi teenager's Twitter account captures attention.

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News Brief: Nancy Pelosi Expected To Be House Speaker For New Congress

Thursday, January 03, 2019

New members of the House are sworn in. Border security remains a stumbling block to re-opening the government. And, the U.S. ambassador to Russia meets with the man Russia accuses of espionage.

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News Brief: Government Shutdown, Russia Detains U.S. Citizen, NASA Probe

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Congressional leaders go to the White House for a border security briefing. A U.S. citizen is in Russian custody on suspicion of spying. And, NASA's New Horizons probe makes history.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Announces 2020 Exploratory Committee

Monday, December 31, 2018

Democrat Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she is forming an exploratory committee for the 2020 presidential race. In a video sent to supporters Monday, she spoke of rebuilding the middle class.

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News Brief: Government Shutdown, Migrant Children, Congo Elections

Monday, December 31, 2018

The government shutdown enters its 10th day. Volunteers in El Paso, Texas, staff pop-up medical clinics to screen migrant children at the border. Ballots are counted in Congo's presidential election.

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Episode 884: The Rest Of The Story, Winter 2018

Friday, December 28, 2018

We check in on some stories we did this year to find all kinds of updates.

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News Brief: Government Shutdown, Migrant Crisis, Stock Volatility

Friday, December 28, 2018

The government shutdown is expected to stretch into 2019. The secretary of Homeland Security visits El Paso, Texas, Friday. Stocks end higher after spending much of Thursday in negative territory.

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News Brief: Trump Visits Iraq, Migrant Children's Health, Sudan Protests

Thursday, December 27, 2018

President Trump makes his first trip to an active combat zone. The Department of Homeland Security promises changes to protect migrant children. Police In Sudan fire live ammunition at protesters.

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News Brief: Migrant Boy Dies, Shutdown Continues, U.S.-Turkey Relations

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

An 8-year-old Guatemalan boy dies in U.S. immigration custody. The standoff over the border wall continues and the government remains closed. Relations have been improving between the U.S. and Turkey.

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News Brief: Financial Markets Drop, Israeli Elections

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

The Down Jones Industrial average has suffered its worst Christmas Eve performance. How is President Trump reacting? Israel's government wants to move up its elections from Nov. 2019 to April.

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News Brief: Government Shutdown, Tsunami, U.S. Troops To Leave Syria

Monday, December 24, 2018

The federal government is likely to remain partially shut down until after the new year. The death toll is expected to rise after a tsunami hit Indonesia. U.S. troops wind down their mission in Syria.

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Book 'Without Borders' By 80+ Artists Lets Kids Color Outside The Lines

Monday, December 24, 2018

Children are invited to use their imaginations to fill in the blanks in Coloring Without Borders. The bilingual book was created to help immigrant families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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News Brief: Jim Mattis, Government Shutdown Looms, Mike Pompeo

Friday, December 21, 2018

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will leave the Trump administration in February. Congress still has time to avert a government shutdown. And, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is asked: Is ISIS defeated?

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