NPR Programs: Weekend Edition Saturday : NPR https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7 <em>Weekend Edition Saturday</em> wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. The two-hour program is hosted by NPR's Peabody Award-winning Scott Simon. en Copyright 2019 NPR - For Personal Use Only NPR API RSS Generator 0.94 Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:22:20 -0400 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2019/02/26/we_otherentitiestemplatesat_sq-cbde87a2fa31b01047441e6f34d2769b0287bcd4.png?s=200 Weekend Edition Saturday https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7 no Weekend Edition Saturday wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. The two-hour program is hosted by NPR's Peabody Award-winning Scott Simon.]]> NPR no Opinion: A Showcase Of 'Uncaged Art' By Children Once Detained Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:22:20 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712884086/opinion-a-showcase-of-uncaged-art-by-children-once-detained?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712884086/opinion-a-showcase-of-uncaged-art-by-children-once-detained?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Opinion: A Showcase Of 'Uncaged Art' By Children Once Detained NPR 183 no NPR's Scott Simon explores an art exhibit in El Paso, Texas, by unaccompanied minors detained at the now-closed Tornillo Children's Detention center. Assange's Arrest And Free Speech Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:56 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712996929/assanges-arrest-and-free-speech?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712996929/assanges-arrest-and-free-speech?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Assange's Arrest And Free Speech NPR 265 no NPR's Scott Simon talks with the ACLU's Ben Wizner about what the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could mean for press freedoms. How Shrinking Newsrooms Impact Local Politics Urban Affairs Review found shrinking newsrooms can potentially impact the number of candidates who run for mayor. NPR's Scott Simon talks to professor Meghan Rubado, co-author of the study.]]> Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997066/how-shrinking-newsrooms-impact-local-politics?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997066/how-shrinking-newsrooms-impact-local-politics?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday How Shrinking Newsrooms Impact Local Politics NPR Urban Affairs Review found shrinking newsrooms can potentially impact the number of candidates who run for mayor. NPR's Scott Simon talks to professor Meghan Rubado, co-author of the study.]]> 249 no A study in <em>Urban Affairs Review</em> found shrinking newsrooms can potentially impact the number of candidates who run for mayor. NPR's Scott Simon talks to professor Meghan Rubado, co-author of the study. Saturday Sports: NBA Playoffs, Baseball Season Begins Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997059/saturday-sports-nba-playoffs-baseball-season-begins?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997059/saturday-sports-nba-playoffs-baseball-season-begins?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Saturday Sports: NBA Playoffs, Baseball Season Begins NPR 236 no ESPN's Howard Bryant talks with Scott Simon about the start of the NBA playoffs and some of the story lines from the early days of baseball season. Examining Sanders' Medicare-For-All Proposal Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997046/examining-sanders-medicare-for-all-proposal?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997046/examining-sanders-medicare-for-all-proposal?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Examining Sanders' Medicare-For-All Proposal NPR 260 no Julie Rovner, chief Washington correspondent for Kaiser Health News, describes the latest Medicare-for-all bill by Sen. Bernie Sanders and the options for single-payer coverage proposed by lawmakers. Meeting Netanyahu's Young Supporters Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997037/meeting-netanyahus-young-supporters?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997037/meeting-netanyahus-young-supporters?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Meeting Netanyahu's Young Supporters NPR 228 no Young Israeli voters turned out for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in elections this week, highlighting the right-wing trends among those who were raised in a time without much hope for peace. More Possible Graves Found At Florida School Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997030/more-possible-graves-found-at-florida-school?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997030/more-possible-graves-found-at-florida-school?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday More Possible Graves Found At Florida School NPR 179 no Workers doing cleanup at a now-closed reform school in Florida have found 27 sites that may be unmarked graves. Researchers previously found more than 50 graves of boys who died at the school. What's Next In Sudan Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997023/whats-next-in-sudan?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997023/whats-next-in-sudan?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday What's Next In Sudan NPR 239 no President Omar al-Bashir was ousted from power. A transitional government will now run the country for two years. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Ahmed Soliman of Chatham House about what's next. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf On Trump And 'Sanctuary Cities' Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997016/oakland-mayor-libby-schaaf-on-trump-and-sanctuary-cities?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997016/oakland-mayor-libby-schaaf-on-trump-and-sanctuary-cities?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf On Trump And 'Sanctuary Cities' NPR 245 no President Trump said he is considering sending detained immigrants in the country illegally to "sanctuary cities." Scott Simon gets reaction from Mayor Libby Schaaf of Oakland, a "sanctuary city." Journalist David Carr As A Father In 'All That You Leave Behind' All That You Leave Behind.]]> Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997009/journalist-david-carr-as-a-father-in-all-that-you-leave-behind?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997009/journalist-david-carr-as-a-father-in-all-that-you-leave-behind?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Journalist David Carr As A Father In 'All That You Leave Behind' NPR All That You Leave Behind.]]> 363 no NPR's Scott Simon asks Erin Lee Carr about her father, journalist David Carr, and her memoir, <em>All That You Leave Behind.</em> 'Little Woods' And The Rising Talent Of Nia DaCosta Little Woods stars Tessa Thompson as a former drug runner whose sister gets pregnant and has no health insurance or money. It was written and directed by first-timer Nia DaCosta.]]> Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997002/little-woods-and-the-rising-talent-of-nia-dacosta?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712997002/little-woods-and-the-rising-talent-of-nia-dacosta?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday 'Little Woods' And The Rising Talent Of Nia DaCosta NPR Little Woods stars Tessa Thompson as a former drug runner whose sister gets pregnant and has no health insurance or money. It was written and directed by first-timer Nia DaCosta.]]> 244 no The film <em>Little Woods</em> stars Tessa Thompson as a former drug runner whose sister gets pregnant and has no health insurance or money. It was written and directed by first-timer Nia DaCosta. Remembering World War II Pilot Dick Cole Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712996995/remembering-world-war-ii-pilot-dick-cole?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712996995/remembering-world-war-ii-pilot-dick-cole?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Remembering World War II Pilot Dick Cole NPR no NPR's Scott Simon talks to author Laura Hillenbrand about the life of World War II pilot Dick Cole, the last surviving member of the Doolittle Raid. He died this week at age 103. Georgetown Students Vote To Fund Reparations For School's Slavery Connections Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712996988/georgetown-students-vote-to-fund-reparations-for-schools-slavery-connections?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712996988/georgetown-students-vote-to-fund-reparations-for-schools-slavery-connections?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Georgetown Students Vote To Fund Reparations For School's Slavery Connections NPR 237 no Georgetown University students voted to set up a fund to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves sold by the school. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Hannah Michael, who helped organize the effort. Army Reservist On Transgender Military Ban Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712996981/army-reservist-on-transgender-military-ban?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712996981/army-reservist-on-transgender-military-ban?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Army Reservist On Transgender Military Ban NPR 315 no NPR's Scott Simon talks to Elliot Sommer, a graduate student in the Army Reserves, about the Trump administration's policy barring transgender personnel from serving in the military. Week In Politics Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712996916/week-in-politics?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712996916/week-in-politics?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Week In Politics NPR 247 no We have a recap of the week in politics as President Trump talked immigration this week. Dervish Finds New Ways To Celebrate Tradition With 'The Great Irish Songbook' The Great Irish Songbook with guests including Steve Earle, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill and more.]]> Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712813481/dervish-finds-new-ways-to-celebrate-tradition-with-the-great-irish-songbook?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712813481/dervish-finds-new-ways-to-celebrate-tradition-with-the-great-irish-songbook?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Dervish Finds New Ways To Celebrate Tradition With 'The Great Irish Songbook' NPR The Great Irish Songbook with guests including Steve Earle, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill and more.]]> 446 no As the Irish band Dervish approaches its 30th anniversary, they musicians have released <em>The Great Irish Songbook </em>with guests including Steve Earle, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill and more. The Wimpy Kid's Best Friend Gets A Diary Of His Own ... And He's 'Awesome' Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Greg Heffley's best friend finally tells his own story. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid is all about Rowley, whose superpower is kindness.]]> Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712567191/the-wimpy-kids-best-friend-gets-a-diary-of-his-own-and-he-s-awesome?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/13/712567191/the-wimpy-kids-best-friend-gets-a-diary-of-his-own-and-he-s-awesome?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday The Wimpy Kid's Best Friend Gets A Diary Of His Own ... And He's 'Awesome' NPR Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Greg Heffley's best friend finally tells his own story. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid is all about Rowley, whose superpower is kindness.]]> 351 no After 13 installments in the <em>Diary of a Wimpy Kid </em>series, Greg Heffley's best friend finally tells his own story. <em>Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid </em>is all about Rowley, whose superpower is kindness. Can This Breakfast Cereal Help Save The Planet? Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2019/04/13/711144729/can-this-breakfast-cereal-help-save-the-planet?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2019/04/13/711144729/can-this-breakfast-cereal-help-save-the-planet?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Can This Breakfast Cereal Help Save The Planet? NPR 237 no Some environmentalists say food production needs a fundamental reboot, with crops that stay rooted in the soil for years, like Kernza, a prairie grass. Even General Mills says it likes the idea. Supporters Sue To Open Safe Injection Site In Philadelphia, Citing Religious Freedom Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/04/13/710253334/supporters-sue-to-open-safe-injection-site-in-philadelphia-citing-religious-free?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/04/13/710253334/supporters-sue-to-open-safe-injection-site-in-philadelphia-citing-religious-free?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Supporters Sue To Open Safe Injection Site In Philadelphia, Citing Religious Freedom Bobby Allyn 225 no A Philadelphia group hopes to open a site for people to use drugs under medical supervision. Faced with legal challenges, the group is making a moral and religious case for its proposed facility. Chickenpox, The Latest Burden On The Rohingya Refugees Thu, 11 Apr 2019 13:55:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/04/11/711743116/chickenpox-the-latest-burden-for-the-rohingya-refugees?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/04/11/711743116/chickenpox-the-latest-burden-for-the-rohingya-refugees?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Chickenpox, The Latest Burden On The Rohingya Refugees NPR 265 no At the largest refugee camp in the world, Rohingya refugees and aid agencies face numerous challenges. Now they're also dealing with an outbreak of chickenpox. Remembering Former Sen. Ernest 'Fritz' Hollings Making Government Work.]]> Sat, 06 Apr 2019 14:00:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710642019/remembering-sen-ernest-fritz-hollings?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710642019/remembering-sen-ernest-fritz-hollings?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Remembering Former Sen. Ernest 'Fritz' Hollings NPR Making Government Work.]]> 232 no NPR's Scott Simons remembers the late former Sen. Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings with journalist Kirk Victor, who collaborated with Hollings on his 2008 book, <em>Making Government Work</em>. Crowds Linger On The Slopes With Cheaper Ski Pass — But Locals Aren't Happy Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:33:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710404247/crowds-linger-on-the-slopes-with-cheaper-ski-pass-but-locals-arent-happy?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710404247/crowds-linger-on-the-slopes-with-cheaper-ski-pass-but-locals-arent-happy?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Crowds Linger On The Slopes With Cheaper Ski Pass -- But Locals Aren't Happy NPR 196 no Though Ikon, a multiresort ski pass, has been embraced by for its low prices, many locals gripe that they are making mountains too crowded. Opinion: Can Stonehenge Offer A Lesson For Brexit? Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:29:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710327400/opinion-can-stonehenge-offer-a-lesson-for-brexit?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710327400/opinion-can-stonehenge-offer-a-lesson-for-brexit?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Opinion: Can Stonehenge Offer A Lesson For Brexit? NPR 171 no As the U.K. continues to debate the state of Brexit, NPR's Scott Simon looks at how a new discovery at Stonehenge might offer a lesson in coming together. 'Fosse/Verdon' Explores The Relationship Of Bob Fosse And Gwen Verdon Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552604/fosse-verdon-explores-the-relationship-of-bob-fosse-and-gwen-verdon?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552604/fosse-verdon-explores-the-relationship-of-bob-fosse-and-gwen-verdon?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday 'Fosse/Verdon' Explores The Relationship Of Bob Fosse And Gwen Verdon NPR 468 no NPR's Scott Simon talks to Thomas Kail, one of the executive producers of the new miniseries on FX about the creative and romantic partnership between Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. Saturday Sports: NCAA Basketball Championship, Harvard Fencing Coach Scandal Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552597/saturday-sports-ncaa-basketball-championship-harvard-fencing-coach-scandal?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552597/saturday-sports-ncaa-basketball-championship-harvard-fencing-coach-scandal?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Saturday Sports: NCAA Basketball Championship, Harvard Fencing Coach Scandal NPR 235 no NPR's Scott Simon talks with Howard Bryant of ESPN about the Final Four tournament and the scandal swirling around Harvard's fencing coach. The Global Positioning System Resets Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552590/the-global-positioning-system-resets?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552590/the-global-positioning-system-resets?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday The Global Positioning System Resets NPR 236 no Every 19 years, the Global Positioning System resets a measure of time built into its program. The latest rollover is Saturday and NPR's Scott Simon asks cybersecurity expert Frank Cilluffo about it. 9-Year-Old Pushes For Free Access To Parks Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552583/9-year-old-pushes-for-free-access-to-parks?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552583/9-year-old-pushes-for-free-access-to-parks?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday 9-Year-Old Pushes For Free Access To Parks NPR 184 no Lily Kay, a 9-year-old from Texas, is pushing for legislation that would enable more than 417,000 fifth-graders in the state, and anyone in the vehicle with them, to enter state parks at no charge. Australian Farmers Give Up In The Face Of Extreme Heat Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552576/australian-farmers-give-up-in-the-face-of-extreme-heat?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552576/australian-farmers-give-up-in-the-face-of-extreme-heat?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Australian Farmers Give Up In The Face Of Extreme Heat NPR 221 no Australia is no stranger to periods of extreme heat and drought. But after years with little rain, many farmers in the country's southeast are simply giving up. Rwandan Man Convicted Of Lying About Role In Genocide Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552569/rwandan-man-convicted-of-lying-about-role-in-genocide?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552569/rwandan-man-convicted-of-lying-about-role-in-genocide?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Rwandan Man Convicted Of Lying About Role In Genocide NPR 238 no Twenty-five years after the start of the genocide in which 800,000 people were killed, a Rwandan man in Boston was convicted for lying on his asylum application about his participation. Ralph Northam Shows No Plans To Resign Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552562/ralph-northam-shows-no-plans-to-resign?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552562/ralph-northam-shows-no-plans-to-resign?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Ralph Northam Shows No Plans To Resign Ben Paviour 236 no Virginia lawmakers wrapped up the legislative session this week, with three scandal-laden leaders still at the helm. Now, Gov. Ralph Northam is looking forward to his remaining three years in office. Migrants Wait In Mexicali Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552555/migrants-wait-in-mexicali?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552555/migrants-wait-in-mexicali?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Migrants Wait In Mexicali Michel Marizco 208 no Mexicali has become the latest city along the border where the Trump administration has begun making migrants wait in Mexico for their asylum hearings. NGOs are facing an overwhelming situation. Week In Politics: Trump At The Border, Mueller Report, Jobs Numbers Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552548/week-in-politics-trump-at-the-border-mueller-report-jobs-numbers?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552548/week-in-politics-trump-at-the-border-mueller-report-jobs-numbers?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Week In Politics: Trump At The Border, Mueller Report, Jobs Numbers NPR 215 no We go through the week in politics, including President Trump's visit Friday to the U.S.-Mexico border. The Life Of Longtime Cubs Player Ernie Banks Let's Play Two.]]> Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552541/the-life-of-longtime-cubs-player-ernie-banks?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552541/the-life-of-longtime-cubs-player-ernie-banks?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday The Life Of Longtime Cubs Player Ernie Banks NPR Let's Play Two.]]> 440 no Always smiling, beloved, the late Cubs legend Ernie Banks was troubled to never get to the World Series. Scott Simon talks with author Ron Rapoport about biography of Banks, <em>Let's Play Two.</em> Former Jockey On Horse Racing Deaths Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552534/former-jockey-on-horse-racing-deaths?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552534/former-jockey-on-horse-racing-deaths?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Former Jockey On Horse Racing Deaths NPR 305 no The Santa Anita Derby is one of the qualifying races for the Kentucky Derby. But a string of horse deaths have put the industry under scrutiny. Former jockey Richard Migliore talks with Scott Simon. Navajo Look Toward Renewable Energy Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552524/navajo-look-toward-renewable-energy?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552524/navajo-look-toward-renewable-energy?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Navajo Look Toward Renewable Energy Laurel Morales 221 no The Navajo Nation has given up trying to purchase one of the West's largest coal-fired power plants. The facility is an economic engine, but it's also one of the region's largest carbon emitters. A Flying Baby From An Iconic Photo Grows Up Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552514/a-flying-baby-from-an-iconic-photo-grows-up?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552514/a-flying-baby-from-an-iconic-photo-grows-up?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday A Flying Baby From An Iconic Photo Grows Up NPR no Jordan Leads became famous in some circles for the flying baby photo in which she appeared back in the 1990s. Today she is 27 and a rock climber. NBC News Investigates Trump Ambassador Nominees Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552507/nbc-news-investigates-trump-ambassador-nominees?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552507/nbc-news-investigates-trump-ambassador-nominees?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday NBC News Investigates Trump Ambassador Nominees NPR 237 no NPR's Scott Simon talks to Emily Siegel of NBC News about her team's investigation on ambassador nominations during the Trump administration. Biden Comments And Jokes On Inappropriate Touching Allegations Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552500/biden-comments-and-jokes-on-inappropriate-touching-allegations?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552500/biden-comments-and-jokes-on-inappropriate-touching-allegations?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Biden Comments And Jokes On Inappropriate Touching Allegations NPR 197 no Several women have come forward with stories of moments they say Joe Biden made them feel extremely uncomfortable. He awkwardly commented on the matter at a public event Friday. What's Next For Boeing Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552493/whats-next-for-boeing?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552493/whats-next-for-boeing?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday What's Next For Boeing NPR 235 no Investigators are getting a clearer idea why two new Boeing 737 Max jets have crashed, but there are still many questions as the fleet remains grounded worldwide. Democrats Begin The Fight For Trump's Taxes Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552486/democrats-begin-the-fight-for-trumps-taxes?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552486/democrats-begin-the-fight-for-trumps-taxes?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Democrats Begin The Fight For Trump's Taxes NPR 244 no This week Rep. Richard Neal, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, officially requested six years of Donald Trump's tax returns. Alabama Democratic Sen. Doug Jones On Mueller Report And Barr Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552479/alabama-democratic-sen-doug-jones-on-mueller-report-and-barr?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/710552479/alabama-democratic-sen-doug-jones-on-mueller-report-and-barr?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Alabama Democratic Sen. Doug Jones On Mueller Report And Barr NPR 253 no NPR's Scott Simon talks with Sen. Doug Jones about the ongoing fight over the Mueller report's findings. Jones was one of three Democrats who voted to confirm Attorney General William Barr. Novel Material: Ann Beattie, Voice Of The Boomers, Turns Her Focus To Millennials A Wonderful Stroke of Luck.]]> Sat, 06 Apr 2019 08:12:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/709986478/novel-material-ann-beattie-voice-of-the-boomers-turns-her-focus-to-millennials?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/06/709986478/novel-material-ann-beattie-voice-of-the-boomers-turns-her-focus-to-millennials?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Novel Material: Ann Beattie, Voice Of The Boomers, Turns Her Focus To Millennials NPR A Wonderful Stroke of Luck.]]> 263 no "I never really think that I'm defining a generation," Beattie says. "What I am doing is talking about individual psychology." Her latest novel is called <em>A Wonderful Stroke of Luck.</em> Sen. Bob Menendez On Venezuela Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:55:13 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/30/708302350/sen-bob-menendez-on-venezuela?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/30/708302350/sen-bob-menendez-on-venezuela?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Sen. Bob Menendez On Venezuela NPR 261 no NPR's Scott Simon talks with Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., about the situation in Venezuela and the end of the Mueller investigation. Matt Walsh On 'Veep,' Press Secretaries And Chicago Sports Veep, and actor Matt Walsh appears as Mike McClintock, Selina Meyer's ex-press secretary, now working for BuzzFeed. He talks with Scott Simon.]]> Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:55:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/30/708302441/matt-walsh-on-veep-press-secretaries-and-chicago-sports?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/30/708302441/matt-walsh-on-veep-press-secretaries-and-chicago-sports?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Matt Walsh On 'Veep,' Press Secretaries And Chicago Sports NPR Veep, and actor Matt Walsh appears as Mike McClintock, Selina Meyer's ex-press secretary, now working for BuzzFeed. He talks with Scott Simon.]]> 393 no It's the final season of the award-winning HBO show <em>Veep,</em> and actor Matt Walsh appears as Mike McClintock, Selina Meyer's ex-press secretary, now working for BuzzFeed. He talks with Scott Simon. Saturday Sports: College Basketball, Baseball Begins, NFL Pass Interference Rule Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:55:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/30/708302434/saturday-sports-college-basketball-baseball-begins-nfl-pass-interference-rule?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/30/708302434/saturday-sports-college-basketball-baseball-begins-nfl-pass-interference-rule?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Saturday Sports: College Basketball, Baseball Begins, NFL Pass Interference Rule NPR 227 no We look at the season openings of Major League Baseball, the NCAA tournaments and all the latest sports news. Namwali Serpell On 'The Old Drift' The Old Drift.]]> Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:55:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/30/708302427/namwali-serpell-on-the-old-drift?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/30/708302427/namwali-serpell-on-the-old-drift?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Namwali Serpell On 'The Old Drift' NPR The Old Drift.]]> 407 no NPR's Scott Simon talks with Namwali Serpell about her debut novel, <em>The Old Drift.</em> Ukraine Election Preview Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:55:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/30/708302413/ukraine-election-preview?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/30/708302413/ukraine-election-preview?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Ukraine Election Preview NPR 226 no Ukrainians are going to the polls to elect a new president. Disillusionment with pervasive corruption and fatigue with a low-level war have not put a damper on Ukraine's lively politics, though. The Lasting Trauma After A Mass Shooting Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:55:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/30/708302406/the-lasting-trauma-after-a-mass-shooting?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/30/708302406/the-lasting-trauma-after-a-mass-shooting?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday The Lasting Trauma After A Mass Shooting NPR 322 no There have been three apparent suicides in Parkland, Fla. and Newtown, Conn. in the past two weeks. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Sherrie Lawson, a survivor of the Washington Navy Yard shooting. Brexit: What Now? Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:55:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/30/708302399/brexit-what-now?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/30/708302399/brexit-what-now?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Brexit: What Now? NPR 229 no NPR's Scott Simon talks with Tony Travers of the London School of Economics about the drama surrounding Brexit. St. Louis Museum Catches Fire, But Firefighters Save Artifacts Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:55:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/30/708302392/st-louis-museum-catches-fire-but-firefighters-save-artifacts?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/30/708302392/st-louis-museum-catches-fire-but-firefighters-save-artifacts?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday St. Louis Museum Catches Fire, But Firefighters Save Artifacts NPR 112 no The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum in St. Louis burned in a massive fire on Tuesday. But firefighters were able to save many of the priceless documents inside. Kerry Manderbach is the director.