Sarah McCammon

Sarah McCammon appears in the following:

Benny watched his house drift away. Now, his community wants better storm protection

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Residents of and around Jean Lafitte, La. say they haven't seen storm damage like this before. And they say the federal government could have done more for them as it did for the city upriver.

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Author Kati Marton explores Angela Merkel's impact on the world in 'The Chancellor'

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with author Kati Marton about her new biography of Angela Merkel, The Chancellor, and what her departure will mean for Germany and the world.

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10 years after the end of Basque separatist violence, some wounds are still open

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Spanish writer Edurne Portela and Tamara Muruetagoiena about the 10 year anniversary of peace in the Basque Country and coming to terms with a history of the conflict.

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Baseball's battle between 'good' and 'evil'

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Evan Drellich of The Athletic the faceoff between the upstart Atlanta Braves and the hated Houston Astros in game 1 of the World Series Tuesday.

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Is there still hope for HBCUs as negotiations continue over Democrat's spending bill?

Monday, October 25, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Lodriguez Murray, United Negro College Fund senior vice president, on recent protests over student housing at HBCUs and where President Biden's pledge to HBCUs stands.

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'Remain in Mexico,' the Trump era policy that haunts the Biden administration

Friday, October 22, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Dana Graber Ladek of the International Organization for Migration in Mexico and Yael Schacher of Refugees International on the future of the "Remain in Mexico" policy.

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Mother of Parkland shooting victim Joaquin Oliver reflects on gunman's guilty plea

Friday, October 22, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Patricia Oliver, whose son Joaquin was among the 17 victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., about the gunman's guilty plea.

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Black children make up more than half of the incidents of police using force on kids

Thursday, October 21, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Kristin Henning of Georgetown University on why Black children are more likely to be handled forcibly by police.

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In Mississippi, 2 years after ICE raids, Latin American immigrants are there to stay

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa and producer Reynaldo LeaƱos Jr. about their reporting on the aftermath of the largest single-state immigration raid in U.S. history.

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A pediatrician weighs in on the White House's vaccine plan for young kids

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with pediatrician Dr. Rhea Boyd about the White House's announced plans for rolling out a vaccine for children ages 5 to 11.

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Expert helps untangle vaccine misinformation that has followed Colin Powell's death

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Dr. Hyung Chun, professor of cardiology at Yale and senior author of a study in COVID breakthrough cases, on vaccine misinformation following the death of Colin Powell.

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Dollar stores have boomed during the pandemic, which concerns some communities

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Brian Vines, a reporter for Consumer Reports, about the current popularity in dollar stores and why it has some communities worried.

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Everything old, new and AWOL in the NBA

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with ESPN's Monica McNutt about how as the NBA season begins, fans are talking about two players who won't be on the court anytime soon.

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An Unlikely WNBA Champ

Monday, October 18, 2021

When you barely make the playoffs, nobody expects you to stay in the playoffs. The Chicago Sky defied expectations, becoming the WNBA champions Sunday night.

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Fewer cars on the road during lockdowns was good news for frogs and salamanders

Monday, October 18, 2021

Fewer cars were on the road during pandemic lockdowns. And for Maine's frogs and salamanders, that translated to far fewer roadkill deaths.

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Pressure from Trump loyalists is forcing this Texas election official to resign

Monday, October 18, 2021

Michele Carew's 14-year career as an election administrator is soon ending. Carew resigned after supporters of former president Trump pressured her out of her position with unfounded claims of fraud.

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Kidnappings have become a common occurrence in Haiti

Monday, October 18, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Yvens Rumbold, director of communications for Policite in Haiti, about the security situation in the country after 17 missionaries were kidnapped by a local gang.

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Colin Powell's former Chief of Staff Bill Smullen on his friend's legacy

Monday, October 18, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Colin Powell's former Chief of Staff Col. Bill Smullen about his good friend's career and legacy.

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Oliver Jeffers' new picture book is a different kind of ghost story

Monday, October 18, 2021

What's it like to live with ghosts? What if you sense them, but you're not quite sure they're there? These questions are at the heart of a new picture book illustrated and written by Oliver Jeffers.

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Student lawsuit claims Liberty University's culture fostered sexual violence

Saturday, October 16, 2021

In a lawsuit, more than a dozen women say Liberty University put them at risk in part because of its code of conduct emphasizing sexual purity. Their lawyer says more women are coming forward.

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