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.

Weekend Edition on NPR.org

 

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Sunday 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

 

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The Islamic State militant group released a video showing the execution of British aid worker David Haines. NPR's Lynn Neary talks with the BBC's Gord...
It could be the next big spy movie: an Estonian intelligence agent nabbed by Russia on spy charges. Russia says he was spying on them; Estonia says he...
President Obama wants Sunnis to join the battle against the Islamic State. But those who helped fight al-Qaida several years ago feel abused by the Ir...
Every answer today is a word or name with an accented syllable "pee" — spelled in any way — but always occurring inside the word, never at the sta...
NPR's Lynn Neary ponders the plunder of a preschool pumpkin patch....
Scotland's independence vote is just a few days away. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to the best-selling Scottish novelist Val McDermid about her thoughts on ...
The floodwaters are receding in Indian-administered Kashmir, but the death toll continues to rise as authorities assess the destruction and seek disas...
Bob Crewe co-wrote and produced such hits for Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons as "Walk Like A Man," "Rag Doll" and "Sherry." He died Thursday at th...
Matthew Miller, an Americans detained in North Korea, received six years of hard labor. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Columbia University's Charles Armstr...
Dr. Rajiv Shah, head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, speaks with NPR's Lynn Neary about the organization's efforts to coordinate a w...
 

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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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