Last Build Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:35:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:35:00 -0400All this week on NPR, you'll hear the voices of people Studs Terkel interviewed in his book, Working. Among the interviews you'll hear this week are a telephone operator and hotel piano player.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:00:00 -0400Fuqua discusses his remake of The Magnificent Seven. Critic John Powers reviews the ABC series, Designated Survivor. Opera singer Green recounts his journey to becoming an opera singer.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 04:29:00 -0400When Idella Hansen and Sandi Talbott got started in trucking, women were a rarity in big rigs. Now they've got nearly 9 million miles in the rearview mirror, and they won't hear of retirement.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:43:55 -0400Hanson also directed The River Wild, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, 8 Mile and the TV movie Too Big to Fail. He died Tuesday in Los Angeles at the age of 71. Originally broadcast in 1997.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 04:47:00 -0400Executive Editor Dean Baquet says "it would almost be illiterate" to call Donald Trump's longstanding claim that President Obama was born outside the U.S. anything but a lie.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:54:00 -0400Albee made his debut as a Broadway playwright in 1962 with Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, which went on to win a Tony Award. He died Friday at the age of 88. Originally broadcast in 1984.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:02:00 -0400For more than two decades, Wisconsin talk radio host Charlie Sykes helped shape the points of view of modern conservatives. But now he wonders if he was part of what helped create Donald Trump's rise.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:01:00 -0400Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger launched their photo-sharing app with a server that crashed every other hour. Despite a chaotic start, Instagram became one of the most popular apps in the world.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 06:20:00 -0400Mae Reeves was one of the first African-American business owners in Philadelphia, where she designed hats for Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne and Marian Anderson.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 12:38:00 -0400Ross explains why he's careful about the things he says during celebrity roasts. Critic David Edelstein reviews Oliver Stone's Snowden. Wambach discusses her new memoir, Forward.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 04:37:00 -0400Eileen Kushner strove — and strove, and strove — to overcome a learning disability diagnosed later in her life. But Kushner, who was inspired by Edison, found a crucible in her job at McDonald's.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 05:04:00 -0400Secretary of State John Kerry tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that the new U.S.-Russia cease-fire deal in Syria is the best option under the circumstances. Without it, he says, there would be more deaths.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 09:00:00 -0400Adlon's new series, Better Things, is based on her experience raising three girls as a single mom. Critic Maureen Corrigan reviews Here I Am. Guitarist Cline discusses Wilco and his new album, Lovers.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 04:32:00 -0400Working the ticket counter on that terrible day, Vaughn Allex checked in families and a student group. But he also checked in their plane's hijackers. And because of that, "They were just all gone."
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 11:08:00 -0400On September 12, NPR launches a new podcast, How I Built This, hosted by Guy Raz. The show features innovators, entrepreneurs, idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built.