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Weekend Edition Sunday combines the news with colorful arts and human-interest features, appealing to the curious and eclectic. The show features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians.
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Missed Connections: 1969 Humanitarian Trip To Africa

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

In our latest "Missed Connections," Helen Chapple, Saul Blair and Graham Hinton reunite to talk about how a humanitarian trip to Africa 50 years ago changed the trajectory of their lives.

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Louisiana Reverend Focused On Rebuilding Church, Community After Arson Attacks

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Reverend Gerald Toussaint of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. His church was one of three historically black churches that were burned down in arson attacks.

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Challenges Remain In Securing U.S. Elections By 2020

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

The redacted Mueller report confirmed that Russia tried to hack into U.S. election systems. Efforts to prevent a repeat for 2020 are heating up, but some big gaps remain.

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Remembering Northern Ireland Journalist Lyra McKee

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Press Association journalist Aoife-Grace Moore about the death of activist and journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland.

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After Mueller Report, What Are The Next Steps For Lawmakers?

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

Republicans and Democrats remain as divided as ever over the information revealed in the redacted Mueller report. But the ball is now in House Democrats' court.

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A Roundup Of Mueller Report Reactions

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

The redacted version of the Mueller report brought out many varying opinions on its conclusions.

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Former Astronaut On Watching For Life-Destroying Objects From Space

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to former astronaut Ed Lu, who co-founded a planetary defense nonprofit, about a meteor that exploded with the energy of 10 atomic bombs over the Bering Sea.

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New Campaign Would Allow Cryptocurrency Donations To Be Distributed To Venezuelans

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

A new humanitarian aid campaign is trying to enable Venezuelans to use cryptocurrency instead of cash. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with professor Steve Hanke, who is leading the campaign.

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Sunday Puzzle: City Sounds

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with KANW and KUNM listener Kirstie Newman of Santa Fe, N.M.

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After The Flames, Notre Dame's Centuries-Old Organ May Never Be The Same Again

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

Chief organist Olivier Latry looks ahead at the church's extensive renovation process after the Notre Dame Cathedral fire on April 15.

(Image credit: Jean-Francois Badias/Courtesy of the artist)

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'Gentleman Jack' Swaggers Off The Page And Onto The Screen

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

A new HBO show takes on the life of Anne Lister, a real-life British landowner of the 1830s whose voluminous coded diaries detailed her extensive — and sometimes open — love affairs with women.

(Image credit: Aimee Spinks/HBO)

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'Nearing 90,' Judith Viorst Says She's Never Been Happier

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

Judith Viorst's new collection of poetry is called Nearing 90, though she's quick to note she's only "a girl of 88." She's still writing, looking forward to grandchildren graduation, and feeling good.

(Image credit: Samantha Balaban/NPR)

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WalletHub CEO: Growing Credit Card Debt Is An Economic Warning Sign

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Odysseas Papadimitriou, CEO of WalletHub, about growing credit card debt and what it means for the economy.

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How To Report On Trump's White House

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Rebecca Ballhaus of the Wall Street Journal and Carol Leonnig of The Washington Post about the challenges of reporting on the Trump administration.

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Honduran Man And Daughter Reunited After Being Separated While Seeking U.S. Asylum

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

Elmer, a Honduran man, and his teenage daughter, Marisol, have been reunited in Wisconsin after being separated 10 months ago when they sought asylum after crossing into the U.S.

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Teens Behind Racist Graffiti Received An Unusual Sentencing. But Did It Work?

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

In 2017, five teens who vandalized an African American schoolhouse received an unusual punishment. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Alex Rueda if the sentence worked.

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Sweden And Assange

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 8:03am

Staffan Sonning of Sweden's Sveriges Radio talks about proposals to extradite Julian Assange to Sweden, years after Swedish prosecutors issued an arrest warrant on rape allegations.

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'Stockholm': A Hostage Situation And How 'Stockholm Syndrome' Came To Be

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 8:03am

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks to Noomi Rapace about her latest film, Stockholm, which covers the hostage situation that coined the term "Stockholm syndrome."

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Peeling Back The Reasons Behind The Onion Shortage

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 8:03am

Weather issues in the U.S. and elsewhere have contributed to an onion shortage. NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Shay Myers, is a third-generation farmer growing onions in Idaho and Oregon.

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Hollywood Writers Vs. Agents

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 8:03am

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks to writer and producer Keli Goff about members of the Writers Guild of America being told to fire their agents en masse.

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