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Weekend Edition Saturday 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.
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Iowa Farmer On Flooding's Impact

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 8:15am

Iowa farmer Don Rief tells NPR's Scott Simon about dealing with Missouri River flood damage.

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The Ongoing Investigations Facing Trump

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 8:15am

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Andrea Bernstein, co-host of the podcast Trump, Inc., from WNYC and ProPublica, about the legal threats facing President Trump beyond the Mueller investigation.

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What The White House And Lawmakers Are Saying About The Mueller Report

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 8:15am

Now that special counsel Robert Mueller has delivered his report to the attorney general, we look at how politicians and the president are reacting.

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What It Means For Art When A Museum Rejects Money From The Sackler Family

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 8:15am

NPR's Scott Simon asks New York Times art critic Roberta Smith about the moral questions surrounding art, funding and artists.

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Journalist Marcy Wheeler On What's Next In Mueller Report Saga

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 8:15am

NPR's Scott Simon talks about the Mueller report with EmptyWheel.net's Marcy Wheeler, an independent journalist covering national security and civil liberties.

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Howard Schultz Travels The Country

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 8:15am

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is traveling across the country. A look into his exploration into an independent run for the White House.

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ICE Raids North Carolina After Local Authorities End Cooperation

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 8:38am

A number of areas in North Carolina have decided not to work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. In the following weeks, ICE has carried out a number of raids, arresting hundreds.

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Saturday Sports: Horse Racing Deaths, March Madness

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 8:38am

We have a recap of the week in sports.

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5 New National Monuments

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 8:38am

President Trump signed a sweeping land conservation bill into law on Tuesday, giving the Untied States five new national monuments.

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20 Years After 'Speak,' Laurie Halse Anderson Tells Her Own Story In 'Shout'

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 8:38am

The groundbreaking novel Speak told the story of Melinda, a teen who stopped speaking after a sexual assault. In her poetry memoir, Shout, Anderson opens up about being raped when she was 13.

(Image credit: Randy Fontanilla/Penguin Random House)

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At 83, Mary Lane Upholds The Blues Tradition: 'I Still Got It'

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 8:38am

The Arkansas-born blues singer looks back on her career and discusses Travelin' Woman, her first album in more than 20 years.

(Image credit: Collin Susich /Courtesy of the artist)

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Week In Politics: Trump Responds To NZ Attack, Veto Over Border Wall

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 8:38am

We look at President Trump's reaction to the attack in Christchurch and how President Trump deals with rebukes from Congress over his policies.

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New Zealand Latest

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 8:38am

Marc Greenhill, news director at Stuff.co.nz, talks with NPR's Melissa Block about the latest following an attack at two mosques in New Zealand.

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Connections In Hate Between NZ And Norway Shooters

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 8:38am

The man arrested for the shooting in New Zealand is thought to have been inspired the the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik. Melissa Block speaks with Åsne Seierstad, who wrote a book about him.

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Beto O'Rourke Visits Iowa

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 8:38am

Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke announced he is running for president. And he is making his first campaign swing through Iowa.

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With Planes Grounded, Boeing Considers Its Next Steps

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 8:38am

The FAA has ordered airlines to stop flying certain Boeing models after two crashes. Boeing is still making the planes but they're not going to customers and a bottleneck may be brewing.

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U.S. Muslims Search For Solace After New Zealand Attack

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 8:38am

American Muslims are talking about where to stand and pray in their own mosques in case what happened in New Zealand were to happen here. They're also thinking about how to talk to their children.

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The Tight Community Of Muslims In New Zealand

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 8:38am

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with journalist Mohamed Hassan, a Muslim who grew up in New Zealand, about his reaction to the terrorist attack on mosques in Christchurch that left 49 dead.

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Pete Kaiser On His First Iditarod Win

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 8:38am

NPR's Melissa Block gets the reaction of this year's Iditarod winner, Pete Kaiser. Kaiser is the first musher of Yup'ik descent to win.

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Remembering W.S. Merwin

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 8:38am

W.S. Merwin died Friday at the age of 91. He was one of the United States' most prolific poets — he won the Pulitzer Prize twice.

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