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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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Revisiting George H.W. Bush's Domestic Policies

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 7:52am

NPRs Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Sen. George Mitchell about what it was like governing with President George H.W. Bush

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Sunday Puzzle: 2 Words

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 7:52am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Will Shortz play the puzzle with WNYC listener Lucas Green of Brooklyn, N.Y.

(Image credit: NPR)

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Jeeves And Wooster, But Make It A Modern Spy Novel

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 7:52am

Ben Shott has taken the iconic P.G. Wodehouse comic characters (with the blessing of the Wodehouse estate) and twisted "five degrees to starboard" in his new novel Jeeves and the King of Clubs.

(Image credit: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

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Sunday Puzzle: The Big Mo'

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer plays the puzzle with Weekend Edition's puzzlemaster Will Shortz and Marilyn Rogers of Austin.

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Decades After Clashing With The Klan, A Thriving Vietnamese Community In Texas

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

When Vietnamese immigrants first arrived in Texas, they received a hostile reception from locals who were concerned about competition. Now that immigrant community is thriving.

(Image credit: Scott Dalton for NPR)

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Week In Politics: U.S. Asylum System

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

NPR's Mara Liasson discusses the week in politics with host Sacha Pfeiffer - including President Trump's latest reported effort to change the US asylum system.

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'Greatest Showman' Re-Imagined

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul are the songwriting producers behind "The Greatest Showman" soundtrack. They're here to share reimagined versions of those songs with NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer.

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A Cultural Movement And The Reboots Of Classic Witchcraft TV Series

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

Washington Post columnist Christine Emba argues a resurgence in occult spiritual practices such as astrology, tarot and crystals is the younger generation's response to a larger cultural moment.

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Book Review: 'Tales From The Inner City'

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with author and illustrator Shaun Tan about his new book, "Tales from the Inner City," which explores the relationship between humans and animals living in a city.

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Two Rivalry Football Teams In Washington State Set Aside Their Differences

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

The Apple Cup is a huge annual football rivalry in the state of Washington between Washington State and the University of Washington. This year, their marching bands set competition aside.

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The Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women From Across The U.S.

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

NPR guest host Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with Annita Lucchesi about her report looking at missing and murdered indigenous women and girls in 71 cities across the U.S. She found an alarming lack of data.

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Questions Swirl About Fatal Police Shooting

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

Questions are swirling in Birmingham after a fatal police shooting Thanksgiving night. Authorities said police shot and killed a black man who shot two people. Later, police said he wasn't the gunman.

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Help I'm Hosting!

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

The holidays keep coming, and Weekend Edition is BACK with our holiday advice series called, "Help, I'm Hosting!" If you're hosting a holiday party and need decorating help - send us your questions!

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President Trump's Approach To Saudi Arabia

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with David Reaboi of Security Studies Group, a conservative think tank, about President Trump's transactional approach to Saudi Arabia and other authoritarian regimes.

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The European Union And The Brexit Vote

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

After a messy, year-and-a-half long battle, European leaders today signed off on a divorce deal for the United Kingdom, which is leaving the European Union in March.

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Film Review: 'Becoming Astrid'

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

NPR guest host Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with director Pernille Fischer Christensen about her movie "Becoming Astrid," which looks at Astrid Lindgren, author of the Pippi Longstocking children's books.

Categories: Syndicated

The European Union Hopes To Ban Single-Use Plastic By 2021

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

In Greece, divers calling themselves the "garbage collectors of the sea" are fishing out plastic waste from the eastern Mediterranean. Now the EU will lend a hand by banning single-use plastics.

Categories: Syndicated

40 Years After The 1978 Assassination Of First Openly Gay San Francisco Governor

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the assassination of gay rights leader and San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk and San Francisco mayor George Moscone.

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The History Of Signatures And Their Present Relevance

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

The "mismatched signatures" problem in the midterms raised questions about the signature's use as a personal ID. We talk to a professor, who wrote a history of handwriting, about her signature issue.

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Lawrence Gas Explosions Leaves Many With No Heat To Fair The Harsh Winter

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:55am

Mayor Dan Rivera of Lawrence, Mass., talks about how his community is doing two months after deadly gas explosions tore through the region. With winter coming, many homes still have no heat.

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