Weekend Edition Saturday

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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

A champion of abortion rights, the Texas gubernatorial candidate reveals she terminated two of her pregnancies — once because her life was endangere...
The president's proposal to degrade and destroy the Islamic State poses a challenge for members of his own party, who have traditionally provided the ...
Two more men sentenced to die have been exonerated. Another wronged man, James Lee Woodard, visited NPR's Wade Goodwyn years ago. On his first day out...
In the wake of players being accused of domestic abuse, the NFL has enacted a tougher policy on domestic violence. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks to corres...
Former Ambassador Fred Hof tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn that air power is not enough to defeat the Islamic State. A ground component, even if it is not Am...
President Clinton signed major crime legislation in 1994, and provisions that protect women from domestic violence have deep staying power....
A federal judge has struck down an Ohio law that banned lies in political ads. He ruled that it is up to voters to decide what the truth is....
The dobro is a fretless guitar that gives country and bluegrass its unique twang. NPR's Wade Goodwyn talks to Jerry Douglas and Rob Ickes about their ...
Oak Ridge Military Academy looked as if it was going to close a few years ago because of low enrollment. The academy turned things around by appealing...
For Cow Week, NPR's Wade Goodwyn blows the lid off of a children's nursery rhyme. He talks to Modern Farmer correspondent Tyler LeBlanc about whether ...

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