Michel Martin

Michel Martin appears in the following:

'Going There': 3 Prominent Detroit Natives Reflect On The 1967 Riot

Sunday, July 23, 2017

In 1967, more than 150 riots erupted across the country. But one in particular seemed to consume the national conversation: Detroit. Three prominent Detroit figures share their stories from that time.

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Jessica Hernandez On Her New Motor City Sound

Sunday, July 23, 2017

For her latest project, the Detroit native wrote a double album in both English and Spanish. It's a nod to the sounds of her city and to the cultures of her Cuban dad and Mexican-American mom.

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'American Fire' Tells A True Story Of Love And Arson In Rural Virginia

Sunday, July 16, 2017

In 2012 and 2013, Accomack County, Va., was plagued by arson. The culprits, it turned out, were a local man and his girlfriend. In a new book, journalist Monica Hesse tells their story.

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After Rapping His Dissertation, A.D. Carson Is UVa's New Hip-Hop Professor

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Carson's doctoral dissertation, a 34-track rap album, went viral. This fall, he'll teach hip-hop history and composition in the hope of giving his students tools to engage in difficult conversations.

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Journalist Advocate Responds To Trump's Latest Attack On Media

Sunday, July 02, 2017

As tensions rise between the Trump Administration and the U.S. media, Joel Simon, executive director for the Committee to Protect Journalists, talks about the safety of journalists around the world.

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NBA: Free Agency, Steph Curry And More

Sunday, July 02, 2017

The Golden State Warriors Steph Curry just signed a $200 million deal — the largest in league history. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Washington Post columnist Jerry Brewer about the latest in NBA.

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Where Did Americans' Love For Ice Cream Come From?

Sunday, July 02, 2017

Americans eat more than 40 pints of ice cream each year. Where did our love for ice cream come from? Journalist Amy Ettinger says it dates back to our Founding Fathers.

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Road Trip Playlist: Your Selections For This Fourth Of July Weekend

Sunday, July 02, 2017

Here are your favorite tunes that you submitted as the best road trip travel music to survive this busy Fourth of July travel weekend.

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A Look At The Ongoing Upheaval In Venezuela

Sunday, July 02, 2017

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Javier Corrales, a professor at Amherst College who studies Latin American democracies, about Venezuela's economic and political crises.

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How 'Fiddler On The Roof' (And Writing Its Sequel) Helped An Actress Find Closure

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Alexandra Silber's father died when she was just 18 — the same age as Fiddler's Hodel when she leaves her dad at a train station. Silber's new novel, After Anatevka, tells the rest of Hodel's story.

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What's Next After States Miss Budget Deadline?

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Many states failed to pass a budget by a Friday, June 30 deadline. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with John Hicks, executive director of the National Association of State Budget Officers about the impact.

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Your Road Trip Play List, Compliments Weekend All Things Considered

Saturday, July 01, 2017

On this busy holiday weekend, millions of listeners are hitting the road. Here are some favorite road trip tunes, selected by the Weekend All Things Considered team, to help distract you from traffic.

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Barbershop: Trump's Tweets, How Hate Groups Are Defined And Jay-Z's New Album

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Bridget Johnson, Washington editor for PJ Media, Georgetown University professor Paul Butler, and New York Times editorial board editor Anna North discuss Trump's latest Twitter controversy and more.

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What You Should Know About The Senate Health Care Bill

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Kaiser Health News Chief Washington Correspondent Julie Rovner gives the latest news on the Senate health care bill.

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The Implications Of New Jersey's Government Shutdown

Saturday, July 01, 2017

New Jersey's state government shut down after state legislators failed to reach an agreement on a budget deal. NPR's Michel Martin talks with New Jersey Public Radio's Karen Rouse about the issue.

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Explaining The Confusion Behind The Limited Travel Ban Guidelines

Saturday, July 01, 2017

The State Department guidelines for the limited travel ban allow for some family members and not others, including grandparents. Reuter's Yeganeh Torbati explains the confusion.

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A Middle Eastern Spin On A Classic Latino Dessert: Rose Cardamom Tres Leches

Sunday, June 25, 2017

In celebration of Eid al-Fatir, food blogger Abeer Najjar shares one of her favorite fusion desserts. She says the rose water and cardamom adds a floral and earthy flavor to this classic cold cake.

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'Interlaced Fingers' Traces Roots Of Racial Disparity In Kidney Transplants

Saturday, June 24, 2017

When Dr. Vanessa Grubbs fell in love with a man whose kidneys were failing, he'd been waiting for a transplant for years. Her book explores the ways racial inequity is embedded in the system.

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Imagine Dragons On Catching Up To Rock Stardom

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Burnt out after years of hard touring, the "Radioactive" band hit the brakes. Now, it's bounced back with a new album, Evolve. Singer Dan Reynolds and guitarist Wayne Sermon tell Michel Martin more.

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Actor Ben Falcone And His Dad On The Funny Side Of Fatherhood

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Ben learned a lot about fatherhood from his own dad, Steve Falcone. In honor of Father's Day, they spoke to NPR about their most memorable father-son moments. Ben's new book is Being a Dad is Weird.

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