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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 S

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In North Carolina The Women's March Continues In Raleigh

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 14:06:00 -0500

Women's marches are being held across the country, including in Raleigh, N.C. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Jess Clark of member station WUNC.

Women's March On Washington Starts To Move Toward White House

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:53:00 -0500

As participants in the Women's March on Washington prepare to begin their walk down the National Mall to the White House NPR's Sarah McCammon checks in.

Trump Attends National Prayer Service Before Heading To CIA Headquarters

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:01:00 -0500

President Trump attended an interfaith prayer service at Washington's National Cathedral, but he's also attending to more secular matters, with a visit to the CIA headquarters.

Crowds Unite At Women's March In Boston

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:55:00 -0500

As the Women's March on Washington continues in the nation's capitol, people are marching in cities across the world. Deborah Becker of member station WBUR is at the march in Boston.

A Young Republican On The Inauguration And Future Under President Trump

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:16:08 -0500

Will Estrada is chairman of the Loudoun County Republican Committee in Virginia. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with him about Trump's inauguration.

Saturday Sports: Golf, Politics And The Presidency

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:16:08 -0500

Golf will return as the prominent presidential sport. And football legend and African-American icon Jim Brown shocked the political sports community by supporting Donald Trump.

Hundreds Of Women's Marches Planned Worldwide Saturday

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:16:08 -0500

Women's marches will be taking place all over the country on Saturday. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Brandy Calvert. She'll be marching in Wichita, Kan.

Lacking An Inaugural Poet, Scott Simon Steps In With A Poem

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:16:08 -0500

There was no inaugural poet for Friday's ceremonies, so NPR's Scott Simon picked a poem to mark the occasion: Lawrence Ferlinghetti's Populist Manifesto No. 1.

Bikers For Trump Roll Into Washington For Inauguration

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:16:08 -0500

One of the groups that traveled to Washington, D.C. to celebrate President Trump's inauguration was Bikers for Trump. They rode into the city on their motorcycles.

Friends Of 50 Years Travel To D.C. To Support And Oppose Trump

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:16:08 -0500

Inauguration weekend brings a mix of people to Washington, D.C. Scott Simon talks to friends Albert Kiecke and Becky Dinsmore. One supports President Trump and the other will attend the Women's March.

A Day After Inauguration Protests, Demonstrators Prepare For Women's March

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:16:08 -0500

Washington, D.C. is filled with visitors for the Women's March on Washington, including young members of the NAACP.

Corporate Leader Brenda Barnes Dies At 63

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:16:08 -0500

Brenda Barnes, the former CEO of Sara Lee, has died. She became known for quitting her job as the CEO of Pepsi-Cola to spend time with her family. Scott Simon speaks with her daughter Erin Barnes.

Encore: California Nail Salons Start To Invest In Worker Safety

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:16:08 -0500

A California project is trying to improve safety for nail salon workers who are exposed to chemicals. A statewide collaborative of salons now has 120 members.

Immigrants In Country Illegally Worry About Sharing Of Personal Information

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:16:08 -0500

California has issued driver's licenses to thousands of people living in the country illegally. Now some of those license-holders worry their personal information could be shared with federal authorities.

Thousands Protest Against Trump On Inauguration Day

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:16:08 -0500

Various groups protested the inauguration of Donald Trump on Friday.