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Is grit the secret sauce that drives success? More important than both talent and intellect? We’re talking the power and limits of grit.
We look at how one women prepares for the full onset of Alzheimer’s disease.
The vampire deer, and beyond. Animals and their impressive natural weaponry: antlers, horns, tusks, and more.
ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas joins us for a frank conversation about her battle with alcoholism.
They call her the Comma Queen. Lessons on life and language with the New Yorker’s ultimate grammar editor, Mary Norris.
Actress Mary-Louise Parker, star of “Weeds,” writes a series of letters to men and makes it her first book. She’s with us.
Finding and seeing grace, and how to bring it into our own lives.
Leslie Gelb, who led the Department of Defense team that generated the Pentagon Papers, said on NPR’s On Point Friday that he’ll see the movie “The Post,” even though he’s critical of the popular understanding of the historic moment in American life.
Longtime Washington Post writer Sally Quinn told NPR’s On Point Friday that the film “The Post” is “fabulous” and that Tom Hanks “does an incredible job portraying my husband, Ben Bradlee.”
A big GOP tax win. Trump’s national security vision. A deadly train crash in Washington State. Our weekly news round table goes behind the headlines.
The new film “The Post” puts the Pentagon Papers back on the front page. We’ll dig in and consider its impact on journalism, now.
As Congress and President Trump cross the goal line on tax reform, we’ll look at what the plan means for homeownership and the American dream.
Grammy-nominated saxophonist Miguel Zenón talks jazz and his native Puerto Rico.
The Atlanta airport loses power. A deadly train derailment in Washington State. What do they say about the state of American infrastructure and the promises to fix it?
UFOs. The Pentagon. A covert program revealed. The search for the unexplained. Is the truth out there? Really?
The White House unveils its new national security policy: Superpower rivalries, and a more muscular American posture on the global stage.
Five hundred years after the church was split by the Protestant Reformation, there’s a new division in Christianity. Now, it’s all about sex. Can the fissure be healed?
Despite President Trump’s recent denial, there’s been speculation of late that he will fire Robert Mueller, the special counsel looking into collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.
The FBI and the Russia investigation. Anti-Trump text messages between former FBI officials are raising concerns about bias in the agency. We’ll dig in.