Scott Simon

Scott Simon appears in the following:

At A Special Show, Three Deaf Musicians Want You To Hear Them Roar

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Rapper Sean Forbes and percussionist Evelyn Glennie tell tell NPR's Scott Simon about their performance with the Detroit Philharmonic called "The Deaf And Loud Symphonic Experience."

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Saturday Sports: Hard Chargers And Ravenous Raptors

Saturday, December 15, 2018

NPR's Scott Simon discusses the week in sports with ESPN's Howard Bryant, including impressive wins by the NBA's Toronto Raptors and the NFL's Los Angeles Chargers.

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Despite Official Threats, Toxic Social Media, Journalist Sees 'A Battle We Can Win'

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Scott Simon talks with Maria Ressa of the investigative website Rappler in the Philippines about being named one of Time's Persons of the Year, and the mortal dangers some journalists faced this year.

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Father Of Dead Migrant Says Border Patrol's 'Best Efforts' Couldn't Save Her

Saturday, December 15, 2018

A 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in CBP custody this month, but the West Texas Guatemalan Consul General, who has spoken with her father, says they have no complaints about their treatment.

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Despite Concessions, Macron's Struggles With Yellow Vest Movement Deepen

Saturday, December 15, 2018

NPR's Scott Simon talks to French journalist Anne Nivat about the political situation in her country, where just a quarter of citizens say they approve the president's job performance.

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Melvin Dummar, Who Claimed Kindness Made Him A Howard Hughes Heir, Dies at 74

Saturday, December 15, 2018

The gas station owner said he had found and helped the eccentric entrepreneur in the Nevada desert, and that afterward Hughes included him in his will. But the courts all ruled against him.

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'This Is Crossing The Line': Saudis Co-Opted Veterans' Voices To Lobby Congress

Saturday, December 15, 2018

When U.S. Navy veteran Gary Ard traveled last year to lobby against a bill before Congress, he didn't realize Saudi Arabia was paying for all of it — including rooms at the Trump International Hotel.

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The State Of U.S.-Saudi Relations, After The Senate's Rebuke

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Robin Wright explains where things stand after a bipartisan group of senators voted to pull military support from Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, and to tie the country's leader to a journalist's death.

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And They Heard Him Profane, Ere He Drove Out Of Sight

Saturday, December 15, 2018

The un-saintly language of a Santa in England inspired this riff on a classic Christmas poem.

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Pop Culture Comfort Food: Roll The Dice On These Board Games

Saturday, December 15, 2018

NPR's Scott Simon gets recommendations from the owner of Labyrinth Games in Washington, D.C., on what to play when all you need is something to get through winter's long nights.

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Opinion: What The Death Of A 7-Year-Old Migrant Says About This Country

Saturday, December 15, 2018

A 7-year-old migrant died recently in custody of the U.S. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on what this death says about the U.S.

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Opinion: Satanic Display Shows Power Of The Bible

Saturday, December 08, 2018

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on The Satanic Temple display in the Illinois State Capitol.

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The Continuous Work Ethic Of Benny Blanco

Saturday, December 08, 2018

The songwriter and producer has worked with Rihanna, Katy Perry and more. Now, Blanco has released his debut album, Friends Keep Secrets.

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'Anna And The Apocalypse': The Scottish Zombie Christmas High School Musical

Saturday, December 08, 2018

Ella Hunt, who stars as the titular Anna, explains the undead metaphor, her own teenage years, and the impact of co-creator Ryan McHenry — who died before he could see this movie completed.

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Revisiting George H.W. Bush's Legacy

Saturday, December 01, 2018

NPR's Scott Simon and Linda Wertheimer travel down the memory lane to discuss Bush on the campaign trail.

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Opinion: Knickers, The Giant Steer That Stole The Internet

Saturday, December 01, 2018

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the giant steer that became an Internet sensation and why more people should consider eating less meat.

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On 'Warm,' Jeff Tweedy Confronts His Shadow Self

Saturday, December 01, 2018

The Wilco frontman talks about using music to cope, appreciating the exercise of prose writing and releasing his first original solo album.

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Opinion: Remembering A Victim of the Mercy Hospital Shooting

Saturday, November 24, 2018

A gunman shot and killed three people at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago this past week. NPR's Scott Simon remembers and honors one of the victims, Tamara O'Neal.

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Meet Jin Park, The First DACA Recipient Awarded A Rhodes Scholarship

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Park came to the U.S. with his family when he was 7 years old. He's a senior at Harvard working toward a degree in molecular and cellular biology with a minor in ethnicity, migration and rights.

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Many California Farmworkers Forced To Stay Behind During The Wildfires

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Farmworkers workers in Ventura County toiled through the wildfires despite the risks. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Juvenal Solano, a former farmworker and community organizer, about why workers stayed.

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