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, 23 Mar 2019 14:52:00 -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 Democratic Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi Discusses End Of Special Counsel Investigation Sat, 23 Mar 2019 14:52:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706207534/democratic-rep-raja-krishnamoorthi-discusses-end-of-special-counsel-investigatio?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706207534/democratic-rep-raja-krishnamoorthi-discusses-end-of-special-counsel-investigatio?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Democratic Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi Discusses End Of Special Counsel Investigation NPR 266 no NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., about the end of the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Rep. Ben Cline On The Mueller Report Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:01:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706161703/rep-ben-cline-on-the-mueller-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706161703/rep-ben-cline-on-the-mueller-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Rep. Ben Cline On The Mueller Report NPR 235 no NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the Virginia Republican about the Russia investigation. Sen. Chris Coons On The Mueller Report Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:01:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706161080/sen-chris-coons-on-the-mueller-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706161080/sen-chris-coons-on-the-mueller-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Sen. Chris Coons On The Mueller Report NPR 238 no The Delaware Democrat speaks with NPR's Scott Simon about the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference. Opinion: How America's Pastime Became So Slow Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:37:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706067052/opinion-how-americas-pastime-became-so-slow?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706067052/opinion-how-americas-pastime-became-so-slow?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Opinion: How America's Pastime Became So Slow NPR 190 no In his essay this week, NPR's Scott Simon writes about how an increased focus on analytics has slowed down the pace of baseball. U.S.-Backed Forces Declare Defeat Of ISIS 'Caliphate' Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706147761/u-s-backed-forces-declare-defeat-of-isis-caliphate?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706147761/u-s-backed-forces-declare-defeat-of-isis-caliphate?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday U.S.-Backed Forces Declare Defeat Of ISIS 'Caliphate' NPR 202 no The U.S.-backed Syrian Defense Forces say they have defeated ISIS in the town of Baghouz, ISIS' last remaining territory. Last U.S. Chemical Weapons Stockpile Set To Be Destroyed Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143989/last-u-s-chemical-weapons-stockpile-set-to-be-destroyed?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143989/last-u-s-chemical-weapons-stockpile-set-to-be-destroyed?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Last U.S. Chemical Weapons Stockpile Set To Be Destroyed Stu Johnson 161 no In a move that marks the end of an era, destruction of the country's last chemical weapons stockpile starts this summer in Kentucky. It comes after years of debate over how to do it safely. Ahead Of His 100th Birthday, A Reading Of Lawrence Ferlinghetti's 'I Am Waiting' Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143979/ahead-of-his-100th-birthday-a-reading-of-lawrence-ferlinghettis-i-am-waiting?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143979/ahead-of-his-100th-birthday-a-reading-of-lawrence-ferlinghettis-i-am-waiting?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Ahead Of His 100th Birthday, A Reading Of Lawrence Ferlinghetti's 'I Am Waiting' NPR 123 no Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti turns 100 Sunday. NPR's Scott Simon reads his poem, "I Am Waiting." Former Watergate Prosecutor On Mueller Report Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143972/former-watergate-prosecutor-on-mueller-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143972/former-watergate-prosecutor-on-mueller-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Former Watergate Prosecutor On Mueller Report NPR 266 no NPR's Scott Simon asks former Watergate assistant prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks what answers she's expecting from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Saturday Sports: March Madness, Ichiro Suzuki Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143965/saturday-sports-march-madness-ichiro-suzuki?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143965/saturday-sports-march-madness-ichiro-suzuki?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Saturday Sports: March Madness, Ichiro Suzuki NPR 254 no NPR's Scott Simon speaks with ESPN's Howard Bryant about the week in sports. Miami Residents Go On Hunger Strike To Protest Gun Violence Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143958/miami-residents-go-on-hunger-strike-to-protest-gun-violence?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143958/miami-residents-go-on-hunger-strike-to-protest-gun-violence?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Miami Residents Go On Hunger Strike To Protest Gun Violence NPR 211 no In Miami's Liberty City neighborhood, a group of men have been holding a hunger strike to protest gun violence in their community. D.C. Residents Respond To Mueller Investigation's Conclusion Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143951/d-c-residents-respond-to-mueller-investigations-conclusion?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143951/d-c-residents-respond-to-mueller-investigations-conclusion?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday D.C. Residents Respond To Mueller Investigation's Conclusion NPR 131 no People in Washington, D.C., are relieved that the waiting is over for the Mueller report to be complete. Now they're wondering if they'll get to read it. GOP Consultant Responds To Mueller Report Consider It, about his reaction to the end of the Mueller investigation.]]> Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143944/gop-consultant-responds-to-mueller-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143944/gop-consultant-responds-to-mueller-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday GOP Consultant Responds To Mueller Report NPR Consider It, about his reaction to the end of the Mueller investigation.]]> 275 no NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Shermichael Singleton, Republican political consultant and contributing host of Vox's <em>Consider It,</em> about his reaction to the end of the Mueller investigation. Iowa Farmer On Flooding's Impact Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143937/iowa-farmer-on-floodings-impact?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143937/iowa-farmer-on-floodings-impact?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Iowa Farmer On Flooding's Impact NPR 231 no Iowa farmer Don Rief tells NPR's Scott Simon about dealing with Missouri River flood damage. The Ongoing Investigations Facing Trump Trump, Inc., from WNYC and ProPublica, about the legal threats facing President Trump beyond the Mueller investigation.]]> Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143930/the-ongoing-investigations-facing-trump?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143930/the-ongoing-investigations-facing-trump?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday The Ongoing Investigations Facing Trump NPR Trump, Inc., from WNYC and ProPublica, about the legal threats facing President Trump beyond the Mueller investigation.]]> 232 no NPR's Scott Simon talks with Andrea Bernstein, co-host of the podcast <em>Trump, Inc.,</em> from WNYC and ProPublica, about the legal threats facing President Trump beyond the Mueller investigation. What The White House And Lawmakers Are Saying About The Mueller Report Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143923/what-the-white-house-and-lawmakers-are-saying-about-the-mueller-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143923/what-the-white-house-and-lawmakers-are-saying-about-the-mueller-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday What The White House And Lawmakers Are Saying About The Mueller Report NPR 202 no Now that special counsel Robert Mueller has delivered his report to the attorney general, we look at how politicians and the president are reacting. What It Means For Art When A Museum Rejects Money From The Sackler Family New York Times art critic Roberta Smith about the moral questions surrounding art, funding and artists.]]> Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143916/what-it-means-for-art-when-a-museum-rejects-money-from-the-sackler-family?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143916/what-it-means-for-art-when-a-museum-rejects-money-from-the-sackler-family?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday What It Means For Art When A Museum Rejects Money From The Sackler Family NPR New York Times art critic Roberta Smith about the moral questions surrounding art, funding and artists.]]> 234 no NPR's Scott Simon asks <em>New York Times</em> art critic Roberta Smith about the moral questions surrounding art, funding and artists. Journalist Marcy Wheeler On What's Next In Mueller Report Saga Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143909/journalist-marcy-wheeler-on-whats-next-in-mueller-report-saga?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143909/journalist-marcy-wheeler-on-whats-next-in-mueller-report-saga?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Journalist Marcy Wheeler On What's Next In Mueller Report Saga NPR 248 no NPR's Scott Simon talks about the Mueller report with EmptyWheel.net's Marcy Wheeler, an independent journalist covering national security and civil liberties. Howard Schultz Travels The Country Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143902/howard-schultz-travels-the-country?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143902/howard-schultz-travels-the-country?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Howard Schultz Travels The Country NPR 235 no Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is traveling across the country. A look into his exploration into an independent run for the White House. Army Corps Of Engineers On Midwest Flooding Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143895/army-corps-of-engineers-on-midwest-flooding?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143895/army-corps-of-engineers-on-midwest-flooding?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Army Corps Of Engineers On Midwest Flooding NPR 256 no NPR's Scott Simon asks John Remus of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about flooding in the Midwest and managing the Missouri River's flow. Boeing Faces New Regulatory Scrutiny Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143888/boeing-faces-new-regulatory-scrutiny?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143888/boeing-faces-new-regulatory-scrutiny?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Boeing Faces New Regulatory Scrutiny NPR 234 no Boeing has long enjoyed great political influence in Washington. But the company is facing heightened scrutiny after a pair of deadly crashes involving its new 737 Max aircraft. Timeline Of The Mueller Investigation Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143881/timeline-of-the-mueller-investigation?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143881/timeline-of-the-mueller-investigation?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Timeline Of The Mueller Investigation NPR 338 no Special Counsel Robert Mueller has wrapped up a nearly two-year investigation of the president's campaign and possible ties to Russia, a line of inquiry that goes back even further. Rep. Joaquin Castro On Mueller Report Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143867/rep-joaquin-castro-on-mueller-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143867/rep-joaquin-castro-on-mueller-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Rep. Joaquin Castro On Mueller Report NPR 222 no Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro talks with NPR's Scott Simon about his demand that the Mueller report be made public. Mueller Concludes Investigation Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143860/mueller-concludes-investigation?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/706143860/mueller-concludes-investigation?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Mueller Concludes Investigation NPR 258 no Special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his investigation, and now Attorney General William Barr will decide how much of it the public will see. 'What Doesn't Kill You' Navigates The Challenges Of Existing While Black Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:15:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/705844250/what-doesnt-kill-you-navigates-the-challenges-of-existing-while-black?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/23/705844250/what-doesnt-kill-you-navigates-the-challenges-of-existing-while-black?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday 'What Doesn't Kill You' Navigates The Challenges Of Existing While Black NPR 449 no Damon Young's new memoir is full of pointed, thoughtful, barbed and funny essays about the ways race has affected his life, and the lives of his family — and about his hopes for the next generation. Jenny Lewis Puts Her Emotions 'On The Line': 'It Can Get Ugly Sometimes' On the Line, and grappling with accusations made against her album collaborator, Ryan Adams. ]]> Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705496504/jenny-lewis-puts-her-emotions-on-the-line-it-can-get-ugly-sometimes?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705496504/jenny-lewis-puts-her-emotions-on-the-line-it-can-get-ugly-sometimes?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Jenny Lewis Puts Her Emotions 'On The Line': 'It Can Get Ugly Sometimes' NPR On the Line, and grappling with accusations made against her album collaborator, Ryan Adams. ]]> 406 no Lewis speaks with NPR's Scott Simon about the catharsis of making her latest album, <em>On the Line</em>, and grappling with accusations made against her album collaborator, Ryan Adams. ICE Raids North Carolina After Local Authorities End Cooperation Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039113/ice-raids-north-carolina-after-local-authorities-end-cooperation?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039113/ice-raids-north-carolina-after-local-authorities-end-cooperation?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday ICE Raids North Carolina After Local Authorities End Cooperation Naomi Prioleau 236 no A number of areas in North Carolina have decided not to work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. In the following weeks, ICE has carried out a number of raids, arresting hundreds. Saturday Sports: Horse Racing Deaths, March Madness Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039106/saturday-sports-horse-racing-deaths-march-madness?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039106/saturday-sports-horse-racing-deaths-march-madness?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Saturday Sports: Horse Racing Deaths, March Madness NPR 243 no We have a recap of the week in sports. 5 New National Monuments Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039099/5-new-national-monuments?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039099/5-new-national-monuments?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday 5 New National Monuments NPR 119 no President Trump signed a sweeping land conservation bill into law on Tuesday, giving the Untied States five new national monuments. Connections In Hate Between NZ And Norway Shooters Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039092/connections-in-hate-between-nz-and-norway-shooters?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039092/connections-in-hate-between-nz-and-norway-shooters?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Connections In Hate Between NZ And Norway Shooters NPR 254 no The man arrested for the shooting in New Zealand is thought to have been inspired the the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik. Melissa Block speaks with Åsne Seierstad, who wrote a book about him. Beto O'Rourke Visits Iowa Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039085/beto-orourke-visits-iowa?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039085/beto-orourke-visits-iowa?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Beto O'Rourke Visits Iowa NPR 225 no Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke announced he is running for president. And he is making his first campaign swing through Iowa. With Planes Grounded, Boeing Considers Its Next Steps Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039078/with-planes-grounded-boeing-considers-its-next-steps?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039078/with-planes-grounded-boeing-considers-its-next-steps?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday With Planes Grounded, Boeing Considers Its Next Steps NPR 191 no The FAA has ordered airlines to stop flying certain Boeing models after two crashes. Boeing is still making the planes but they're not going to customers and a bottleneck may be brewing. U.S. Muslims Search For Solace After New Zealand Attack Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039071/u-s-muslims-search-for-solace-after-new-zealand-attack?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039071/u-s-muslims-search-for-solace-after-new-zealand-attack?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday U.S. Muslims Search For Solace After New Zealand Attack NPR 211 no American Muslims are talking about where to stand and pray in their own mosques in case what happened in New Zealand were to happen here. They're also thinking about how to talk to their children. The Tight Community Of Muslims In New Zealand Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039064/the-tight-community-of-muslims-in-new-zealand?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039064/the-tight-community-of-muslims-in-new-zealand?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday The Tight Community Of Muslims In New Zealand NPR 263 no NPR's Melissa Block speaks with journalist Mohamed Hassan, a Muslim who grew up in New Zealand, about his reaction to the terrorist attack on mosques in Christchurch that left 49 dead. Pete Kaiser On His First Iditarod Win Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039057/pete-kaiser-on-his-first-iditarod-win?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039057/pete-kaiser-on-his-first-iditarod-win?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Pete Kaiser On His First Iditarod Win NPR 236 no NPR's Melissa Block gets the reaction of this year's Iditarod winner, Pete Kaiser. Kaiser is the first musher of Yup'ik descent to win. Remembering W.S. Merwin Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039050/remembering-w-s-merwin?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039050/remembering-w-s-merwin?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Remembering W.S. Merwin NPR 74 no W.S. Merwin died Friday at the age of 91. He was one of the United States' most prolific poets — he won the Pulitzer Prize twice. Sandy Hook Father Responds To Court Ruling Against Remington Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039043/sandy-hook-father-responds-to-court-ruling-against-remington?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039043/sandy-hook-father-responds-to-court-ruling-against-remington?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Sandy Hook Father Responds To Court Ruling Against Remington NPR 243 no NPR's Melissa Block speaks with David Wheeler. His son was killed in the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting. Victims' families are suing the manufacturer of the weapon used in the attack. Recapping The Busy Week In The Russia Investigation Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039036/recapping-the-busy-week-in-the-russia-investigation?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039036/recapping-the-busy-week-in-the-russia-investigation?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Recapping The Busy Week In The Russia Investigation NPR 201 no Paul Manafort was sentenced for the second time, Roger Stone appeared in court and a key investigator is leaving the team. The Efforts To Misdirect In Shooter's Screed Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039029/the-efforts-to-misdirect-in-shooters-screed?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039029/the-efforts-to-misdirect-in-shooters-screed?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday The Efforts To Misdirect In Shooter's Screed NPR 319 no NPR's Melissa Block asks Robert Evans, who's reported on extremists online, what he noted and what he ignored in the screed posted by the man who claimed responsibility for the New Zealand attacks. Week In Politics: Trump Responds To NZ Attack, Veto Over Border Wall Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039022/week-in-politics-trump-responds-to-nz-attack-veto-over-border-wall?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039022/week-in-politics-trump-responds-to-nz-attack-veto-over-border-wall?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Week In Politics: Trump Responds To NZ Attack, Veto Over Border Wall NPR 241 no We look at President Trump's reaction to the attack in Christchurch and how President Trump deals with rebukes from Congress over his policies. New Zealand Latest Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039015/new-zealand-latest?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704039015/new-zealand-latest?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday New Zealand Latest NPR 246 no Marc Greenhill, news director at Stuff.co.nz, talks with NPR's Melissa Block about the latest following an attack at two mosques in New Zealand. Opinion: Saudi Women's Rights Activists Awarded For Their Work — While On Trial Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/703986582/opinion-saudi-womens-rights-activists-awarded-for-their-work-while-on-trial?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/703986582/opinion-saudi-womens-rights-activists-awarded-for-their-work-while-on-trial?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Opinion: Saudi Women's Rights Activists Awarded For Their Work -- While On Trial NPR 172 no Three women's rights activists in Saudi Arabia were honored with a prestigious award this week. But they can't receive it because they are on trial for their activism. In 'Diane,' An Older Woman Faces Up To Her 'Unlived Life' Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/703932371/in-diane-an-older-woman-faces-up-to-her-unlived-life?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/703932371/in-diane-an-older-woman-faces-up-to-her-unlived-life?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday In 'Diane,' An Older Woman Faces Up To Her 'Unlived Life' NPR 379 no The feature film stars Mary Kay Place as the titular Diane, a woman trying to save her adult son from a drug addiction — and confronting her deep-seated guilt. She appears in every scene. 20 Years After 'Speak,' Laurie Halse Anderson Tells Her Own Story In 'Shout' Speak told the story of Melinda, a teen who stopped speaking after a sexual assault. In her poetry memoir, Shout, Anderson opens up about being raped when she was 13.]]> Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/703814048/20-years-after-speak-laurie-halse-anderson-tells-her-own-story-in-shout?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/703814048/20-years-after-speak-laurie-halse-anderson-tells-her-own-story-in-shout?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday 20 Years After 'Speak,' Laurie Halse Anderson Tells Her Own Story In 'Shout' NPR Speak told the story of Melinda, a teen who stopped speaking after a sexual assault. In her poetry memoir, Shout, Anderson opens up about being raped when she was 13.]]> 443 no The groundbreaking novel<em> Speak </em>told the story of Melinda, a teen who stopped speaking after a sexual assault. In her poetry memoir,<em> Shout,</em> Anderson opens up about being raped when she was 13. Jeremy Denk's Musical Odyssey Through 7 Centuries Of Music c.1300-c.2000, the pianist begins with a medieval song by Machaut and ends with an étude by Philip Glass. ]]> Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/sections/deceptivecadence/2019/03/16/703799425/jeremy-denks-musical-odyssey-through-7-centuries-of-music?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/sections/deceptivecadence/2019/03/16/703799425/jeremy-denks-musical-odyssey-through-7-centuries-of-music?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Jeremy Denk's Musical Odyssey Through 7 Centuries Of Music NPR c.1300-c.2000, the pianist begins with a medieval song by Machaut and ends with an étude by Philip Glass. ]]> 576 no On his new album titled <em>c.1300-c.2000, </em>the pianist begins with a medieval song by Machaut and ends with an étude by Philip Glass. At 83, Mary Lane Upholds The Blues Tradition: 'I Still Got It' Travelin' Woman, her first album in more than 20 years. ]]> Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/703495550/at-83-mary-lane-upholds-the-blues-tradition-i-still-got-it?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/703495550/at-83-mary-lane-upholds-the-blues-tradition-i-still-got-it?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday At 83, Mary Lane Upholds The Blues Tradition: 'I Still Got It' NPR Travelin' Woman, her first album in more than 20 years. ]]> 499 no The Arkansas-born blues singer looks back on her career and discusses <em>Travelin' Woman</em>, her first album in more than 20 years. Millennial Caregivers Balance Family And Ambition Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:21:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/09/701838946/millennial-caregivers-balance-family-and-ambition?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/09/701838946/millennial-caregivers-balance-family-and-ambition?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Millennial Caregivers Balance Family And Ambition NPR 251 no About 40 million people in the U.S. are family caregivers, providing assistance with everyday tasks for relatives. One quarter of them are millennials. Veronica Miller Jamison On 'A Computer Called Katherine' A Computer Called Katherine, the new illustrated book for young readers about Hidden Figures lead character Katherine Johnson.]]> Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:21:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/09/701838247/veronica-miller-jamison-on-a-computer-called-katherine?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/09/701838247/veronica-miller-jamison-on-a-computer-called-katherine?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Veronica Miller Jamison On 'A Computer Called Katherine' NPR A Computer Called Katherine, the new illustrated book for young readers about Hidden Figures lead character Katherine Johnson.]]> 333 no NPR's Scott Simon asks illustrator Veronica Miller Jamison about <em>A Computer Called Katherine,</em> the new illustrated book for young readers about <em>Hidden Figures</em> lead character Katherine Johnson. Saturday Sports: Women's Soccer Lawsuit, LeBron James, Celtics Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:21:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/09/701838240/saturday-sports-womens-soccer-lawsuit-lebron-james-celtics?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/09/701838240/saturday-sports-womens-soccer-lawsuit-lebron-james-celtics?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Saturday Sports: Women's Soccer Lawsuit, LeBron James, Celtics NPR 270 no NPR's Scott Simon talks about this week's sports headlines with ESPN's Howard Bryant. Beats By Arthur Dubois Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:21:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/09/701838233/beats-by-arthur-dubois?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/09/701838233/beats-by-arthur-dubois?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Beats By Arthur Dubois NPR 159 no Arthur Dubois went viral this week after videos of his trap music beats started circulating. The 72-year-old self-taught music producer talks with NPR's Scott Simon about his newfound fame. How Easy It Is To Identify Strangers With Google Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:21:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/09/701838226/how-easy-it-is-to-identify-strangers-with-google?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/09/701838226/how-easy-it-is-to-identify-strangers-with-google?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday How Easy It Is To Identify Strangers With Google NPR no NPR's Scott Simon asks St. John's University law school's Kate Klonick about her assignment asking students to identify strangers in public and what they may learn about obscurity and privacy.