Robert Siegel

Robert Siegel appears in the following:

More Than 130 Maryland Lifers Adjust To Freedom After Court Ruling

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Over 130 "geriatric prisoners" who were serving life sentences are leaving Maryland prisons due to a ruling by the state's highest court on criminal cases before 1980.


Tourists Flock To New Hampshire For Front Row Seat To Presidential Politics

Friday, February 05, 2016

NPR's Robert Siegel reports on people who are not involved in presidential campaigns traveling to New Hampshire to observe the action surrounding the primary. There are families tryin...


Heading Into New Hampshire, GOP 'Front-Runners' Are Anything But

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Republican establishment choice Jeb Bush was once the candidate to beat. No more: The success of Ted Cruz, Donald Trump and Marco Rubio in the Iowa caucuses puts new pressure on the party mainstream.


New Hampshire Newspaper Publisher: 'Trump Has Overturned The Table'

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

NPR's Robert Siegel spoke with Joe McQuaid, publisher of the largest New Hampshire newspaper, the Union Leader. The conservative paper endorsed Gov. Chris Christie, much to the ire of Donald Trump.


What If? Trump Could Redefine How To Win Iowa

Friday, January 15, 2016

The Republican front-runner is shirking retail politics for big rallies. And he is banking on those crowds showing up on caucus night.


In Iowa, Trump Spins Current Events To His Point Of View

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump made a big point about the disrespect Iran has toward the U.S. citing the 10 U.S. sailors who were detained when their patrol boats drifted into Iranian waters.


Draft Of CDC's New Prescribing Guidelines Stirs Debate

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Since 1999, prescription opioid sales have quadrupled in the U.S. Now, as the country faces an epidemic of prescription drug abuse, doctors are divided over how much prescriptions are the problem.


3 College Seniors Contemplate Their Appointment With The Real World

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Senior year of college for three students from Montgomery County, Md. brings the usual: fear, joy, anxiety, jobs. But does where they went to college change the outcome?


2 Students Hope Their Investment In Arts Education Will Pay Off

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Follow your dreams — that's what so many parents tell their kids. But at what cost? We caught up with two students who chose very different paths to study the arts in New York City.


What's Next For 2 Seniors Wrapping Up At A Big State University?

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

One, newly graduated from the University of Maryland, settles into a sometimes-daunting job hunt, while the other prepares grad school applications.


Even As Details Emerge In San Bernardino Shooting, Motive Remains Murky

Thursday, December 03, 2015

NPR justice correspondent Carrie Johnson tells host Kelly McEvers about the latest that's known about Wednesday's shooting in San Bernardino, Calif.


The French Are 'Charlie Hebdo': Reflecting On Life In Paris 1 Week Later

Friday, November 20, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel first visited Paris 49 years ago. It's a city he loves. When terrorists hit last Friday, his first instinct was to get there. He reflects on life in Paris a week after the attacks.


'There's A Whole Other Hole': American Filmmaker Reflects On Loss In Paris

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Max Salomon is an American documentary filmmaker living in Paris. He offers his reflections on loss after last Friday's attacks.


Amid Mourning, Life In Paris Goes On

Monday, November 16, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel hears from Parisians in the aftermath of Friday's attack. A Moroccan-born baker kept his shop open even after bullets hit: "Bread, even during wartime, must always be made."


20 Years Later, The Question Lingers: What If Yitzhak Rabin Had Lived?

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Rabin was killed by a Jewish extremist on Nov. 4, 1995. NPR's Robert Siegel asks how Israeli-Palestinian conflict might have played out differently if he had survived.


Oregon Shooting Dredges Conversation On Guns Back To Surface

Friday, October 02, 2015

As details of Thursday's shooting at Umpqua Community College continue to emerge, several politicians are reacting with strong language about gun control.


Care To Watch A Million Animals Migrate? Just Stream It

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

For the first time, the great migration of nearly 2 million wildebeest, gazelle and zebras to Kenya will be broadcast online. Carl Verhoef, co-founder of HerdTracker, will guide the live-streamed safari.


The Perks Of A Private College (Hint: It's Not The Cost)

Thursday, September 10, 2015

How do families decide what kind of college to attend: Private? Public? Community college? Three college students explain why they went for the expensive, private option: Columbia, NYU and Georgetown.


Time Versus Debt: Why These Students Chose Community College

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

How do families decide what kind of college to attend: Private? Public? Community college? Three college students explain why they went for the local community college: Montgomery College.


New York City Mayor Goes All-In On Free Preschool

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio about the early days of his effort to provide free, high-quality preschool to all of the city's 4-year-olds.