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Director Margaret Brown and Veda Tunstall on their new documentary, 'Descendant'

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with director Margaret Brown and Veda Tunstall about their new documentary, "Descendant." It follows the descendants of the survivors from the Clotilda.


Progressive Democrats withdraw a letter urging Biden to be more proactive in Ukraine

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Members of the congressional progressive caucus have withdrawn a letter urging President Biden to adjust his approach to the war in Ukraine.


An insider's view of the League of Legends World Championship

Friday, October 21, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with League Championship Series analyst Emily Rand about the League of Legends World Championship, and efforts to make the video gaming world more inclusive.


EPA administrator says it's 'all hands on deck' in Jackson, Miss.

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan about the ongoing water crisis in Jackson, Miss. The city has now gone 39 days without safe drinking water.


Former judge speaks to the significance of a special master for Mar-a-Lago documents

Tuesday, September 06, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with retired federal Judge Vaughn Walker about the unusual nature of a special master who will be assigned to review the documents seized by the FBI from Mar-a-Lago.


'Honk For Jesus Save Your Soul' Is a Celebration of Worship And Satire of Religion

Friday, September 02, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Honk For Jesus Save Your Soul director Adamma Ebo and producer Adanne Ebo about their new movie — which looks at the attempted comeback of a disgraced megachurch pastor.


What extreme heat means for our long term health

Thursday, July 21, 2022

With temperatures spiking across the U.S., NPR's Juana Summers talks with pediatrician Dr. Aaron Bernstein about how extreme heat affects the human body.


A new update makes The Sims 4 more inclusive

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

NPRs Juana Summers talks with Ash Parrish, a video game reporter at The Verge, about a new update that makes a video game from The Sims series more inclusive.


A Black church in Alabama and 32 other sites get a historic preservation lifeline

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund's Brent Leggs and Maxwell Brown Chapel AME Church's Juanda about grants to preserve African-American cultural sites.


Sisters remember their parents, Kenneth and Terry Bridwell, with the songs they loved

Monday, July 11, 2022

COVID has taken more than 1 million lives in the United States. Sisters Allison Leaver and Shelly Noble remember their parents, Kenneth and Terry Bridwell, with the music of Johnny Cash.


'Evil Dead: The Game' gets the band back together for a modern horror makeover

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

The team behind the new video game talks about adapting the sounds and music for this cult-classic horror film for a new audience.


'Evil Dead' has added a video game to the cult-classic horror franchise

Friday, May 20, 2022

Evil Dead — the horror franchise known for having lots of scares (and laughs) — has gone from cult hit to cultural phenomenon. The latest addition is a video game.


Remembering Bobby McCoskey, lost to COVID, through the song 'Closing Time'

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Debra McCoskey-Reisert remembers her brother, Bobby McCoskey, who died from COVID. Bobby loved the song Closing Time by Semisonic, because they played it at dances he attended.


Broadband companies pledge to help low income families pay for high speed internet

Monday, May 09, 2022

The Biden administration is rolling out its new push to lower internet costs. But it's hard to promote the program to people who don't have internet.


New book examines the link between German business families and Nazi fortunes

Thursday, April 28, 2022

NPR's Rob Schmitz talks with writer David de Jong about his new book that explores the relationship between Nazism and some of Germany's wealthiest families.


Why one writer questions whether Musk is the right fit for Twitter

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Anand Giridharadas, author of the book Winners Take All: the Elite Charade of Changing the World, about Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter in the name of free speech.


Dozens still missing in wake of catastrophic South Africa floods

Thursday, April 21, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with John Eligon of The New York Times about the catastrophic flooding in Durban, South Africa.


Meet NYC's Elizabeth Shvarts, one of the Nation Youth Poet Laureate finalists

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

To celebrate National Poetry Month, we're introducing listeners to poets competing to be the next National Youth Poet Laureate. Today: Elizabeth Shvarts, the New York City Laureate.


Dr. Ashish Jha, new White House coronavirus czar, talks future of virus

Monday, April 11, 2022

NPR's Daniel Estrin talks with the new White House coronavirus czar, Dr. Ashish Jha. Presently, Congress has yet to approve funding that would cover the cost of testing, vaccines and treatment.


A curfew in Peru prompts backlash — and questions over presidential leadership

Friday, April 08, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Peru-based journalist Jacqueline Fowks about protests in the country over inflation and President Pedro Castillo's reaction to them.