Weekend Edition (Sunday)

Weekend Edition Sunday covers newsmakers and artists, scientists and politicans, music makers of all kinds, writers, thinkers, theologians and all manner of news events. The show is hosted by Liane Hansen.

Senior News Analyst Daniel Schorr and Puzzlemaster Will Shortz have been with the program from the beginning, and a wide variety of commentators and essayists help round out the weekly offerings.

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Sunday 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

 

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Every answer is the name of a Fortune 200 company —that is, one of the top 200 corporations, according to the 2014 list in Fortune magazine....
The Senate voted late Saturday to pass a bill that will fund the government through the end of the fiscal year. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Mar...
Tens of thousands gathered in cities across the country on Saturday to draw attention to several high-profile deaths of unarmed black men at the hands...
Billy Boyd was the hobbit Pippin in The Lord of the Rings films, and he's a musician, too. He talks to NPR's Rachel Martin about writing the last song...
The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report Tuesday on the interrogation techniques used by the CIA after 9/11. The report has elicited a numb...
With the holiday season, comes holiday movies, and this year marks the 25th anniversary of one of the best — National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation....
Greene's album is dedicated to his 6-year-old daughter, Ana, killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. This story first aired on Nov. 28...
Mead was a favorite drink of ancient Egyptians and Vikings, and it's been making a comeback — updated for the 21st century....
Among the thousands gathered in Washington, D.C., to protest the police killings of unarmed black men on Saturday was a generational divide that somet...
The rules are what make the game, and increasingly that means more and more rules off the playing field. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Mike Pesca of sl...
 

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Susan Giles Wantuck
Susan Giles Wantuck, News Reporter, Host, Producer

Susan Giles Wantuck is a host, producer and reporter for WUSF Public Media who focuses her storytelling on arts and culture. She also serves as the host for Evening Masterwork, weekdays on Classical WSMR 89.1 and in Tampa at...

Liane Hansen, Host

Liane Hansen has been the host of NPR's award-winning Weekend Edition Sunday for more than 18 years. She brings to her position an extensive background in broadcast journalism, including work as a radio producer, reporter, and...

 

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