Patrick Jarenwattananon

Patrick Jarenwattananon appears in the following:

100 years ago, 'Carol of the Bells' came to America — from Ukraine

Friday, December 02, 2022

"Carol of the Bells" is a Christmas staple in the U.S., but it was written by a Ukrainian composer and first came to the U.S. 100 years ago — when Ukrainians were fighting for freedom.

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The former Head of Trust and Safety at Twitter on working for CEO Elon Musk

Friday, December 02, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Yoel Roth, former Head of Trust and Safety at Twitter, about his experience working for CEO Elon Musk.

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Rep. Katherine Clark becomes the most senior woman in the House of Representatives

Thursday, December 01, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Rep. Katherine Clark on her election as House Minority Whip.

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U.S. bans Dominican sugar company over forced labor

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with reporters Sandy Tolan and Euclides Cordero Nuel about the ban on Dominican sugar from Central Romana, based on information that the company uses forced labor.

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The world's largest volcano is erupting for the first time since 1984

Monday, November 28, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with volcanologist Wendy Stovall of the U.S. Geological Survey about the eruption of Mauna Loa in Hawaii.

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Bluegrass icon Billy Strings recorded his new album with his dad

Friday, November 25, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with bluegrass musician Billy Strings and his dad who taught him how to play guitar, Terry Barber, about their new album, "Me/And/Dad."

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Army veteran who stopped Club Q shooter wanted to protect everyone inside like family

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Army veteran Richard Fierro was enjoying a night out with his family when a gunman opened fire on a gay club in Colorado Springs. Fierro said he went into "combat mode" to take down the shooter.

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Army veteran who confronted the Colorado Springs shooter describes his experience

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Richard Fierro, the army veteran who helped subdue a man who shot and killed five people and injured 18 others at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub on Saturday.

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She was a diplomat in Ukraine when war came. In a U.S. suburb, a truck took her life

Friday, November 18, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Dan Langenkamp, former press attaché for the U.S. embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, about his advocacy for bike safety. His wife was killed in a crash in August.

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The midterms lead to a number of firsts for transgender lawmakers

Thursday, November 17, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with two recently elected transgender lawmakers, Representative Zooey Zephyr of Montana, and Representative James Roesener of New Hampshire.

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Remembering the D.C. centenarian who went viral after dancing with President Obama

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Centenarian Virginia McLaurin found internet stardom after dancing with former President Obama and was known for her volunteering and activism. She died Monday at age 113.

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What would a Trump 2024 candidacy mean for the Republican Party?

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Republican strategist Ron Bonjean about the future of the Republican Party after the midterms, looking ahead to the 2024 election.

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Somalia faces a food insecurity crisis because of extreme drought

Monday, November 14, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rania Dagash-Kamara, UNICEF's Deputy Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, about the crisis of food insecurity in Somalia as a result of extreme drought.

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Live performances from the '80s rock underground resurface in KCRW archive

Friday, November 11, 2022

In the 1980s and early 1990s, a Los Angeles DJ named Deirdre O'Donoghue ran a late-night KCRW show that championed underground musicians, often in live performance. That archive will soon be released.

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Maxwell Frost on becoming the first member of Gen Z to be elected to Congress

Thursday, November 10, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Maxwell Alejandro Frost, the first member of Gen Z to be elected to Congress.

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Congress is older than ever. It hasn't always been this way.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

NPR's Elissa Nadworny talks with Insider Data Senior Editor Walt Hickey about aging lawmakers in the U.S., and why Congress has been skewing older now than in years past.

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How Florida, a one-time swing state, turned red

Thursday, November 10, 2022

NPR's Elissa Nadworny talks with Tampa Bay Times Political Editor Emily Mahoney about how Florida, the nation's one-time biggest swing state, has turned redder this midterm season.

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What the midterms mean for Donald Trump's brand

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Washington Post reporter Toluse Olorunnipa about how candidates endorsed by former President Trump had a mixed record in competitive districts.

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Maxwell Alejandro Frost becomes the first Gen Z member of Congress

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

NPR takes a look at Maxwell Alejandro Frost, the first Gen Z member elected to Congress.

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The Supreme Court will decide the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act

Tuesday, November 08, 2022

In Brackeen v. Haaland, the Supreme Court will decide the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act, which prioritizes placing Native children in the foster care or adoption system with Native families.

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