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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The scientists who study humans and their cultures could help health care professionals treat people who are reasonably, desperately afraid, they argu...
Daniel Ortega is not the bombastic revolutionary of years past. He's toned down the rhetoric and his wife runs day-to-day operations. Critics say it's...
Attorney General Eric Holder tells NPR's Carrie Johnson that he's sorry his parents couldn't see Obama's tribute to him on Thursday — and that his g...
This week, we've got clues for two words. Add a long A sound at the end of the first word to phonetically get the second one....
New businesses in Detroit are helping revitalize the economy. One of those new businesses is the Social Club Grooming Company, a barbershop/salon that...
Engineering graduate student Jason Kerestes helped build a jetpack that would make it easier for soldiers to run a four-minute mile. He speaks with NP...
Russia's parliament, the Duma, approved a bill on Friday that would limit foreign ownership of Russian media to less than 20 percent....
A coalition of Arab countries has joined in the U.S. fight against the Islamic State. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Abderrahim Foukara of Al Jazeera...
From the honky-tonk to the house of worship, country music legend Marty Stuart's got you covered. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Stuart about his new...
NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to novelist Sarah Waters about her latest book, The Paying Guests. It's a historical novel and a lesbian love story, with...
 

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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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