Weekend Edition Saturday

Schedule

Saturday 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM on WUSF 89.7

Saturday mornings are made for Weekend Edition Saturday, the program 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 Simon.

From Weekend Edition Saturday

Leonard Nimoy died Friday at the age of 83. NPR's Scott Simon remembers the man who was best known for his role as Spock....
In Paul Beatty's new satirical novel, The Sellout, the narrator wants to re-segregate his hometown outside of Los Angeles. NPR's Scott Simon talks to ...
Instead of settling low-value civil cases in court, a new report from the Civil Justice Council says these disputes should be settled online. NPR's Sc...
We all know public radio types are pretty sharp, right? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Laura Lorson about her appearance on Jeopardy! Lorson hosts All ...
Some Republicans have said that former Gov. Jeb Bush isn't conservative enough. This week he appeared before the Conservative Political Action Confere...
It's still winter, but baseball spring training has already begun. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN.com from Arizona, where teams are ...
The United States hosted a second round of talks with Cuba aimed at restoring diplomatic ties and re-opening embassies....
Chicago will hold a runoff mayoral election in April. Incumbent Rahm Emanuel will face Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia. NPR's Scott Simon...
Planning an event? There's an entire village in Hungary that's available for rent. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Barabara Balogh, the village of Megyer's...
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down in Moscow Friday night. Nemtsov was a longtime opposition leader and a fierce critic of Presid...

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