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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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On Derby Day, Visiting A College Where You Can Major In Horses

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:13am

Midway University in Kentucky trains students in equine management, and the campus is surrounded by barns and paddocks.

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Condola Rashad Talks Joan Of Arc On Broadway

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:07am

Condola Rashad stars in St. Joan on Broadway and tells NPR's Scott Simon that Joan of Arc will always be fascinating as a woman who did what she believed and led thousands of soldiers to victory.

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IMHO IMHO Means ...

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:07am

What does "IMHO" mean, In My Honest or In My Humble Opinion? A new poll is out.

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How To Make Movies 'Like Brothers'

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:07am

NPR's Scott Simon asks brothers Mark and Jay Duplass about working together as filmmakers and about their new book, Like Brothers.

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Saturday Sports: NBA Semifinals, Kentucky Derby

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:07am

Boston played Philadelphia and Toronto played Cleveland in last night's NBA semifinals while the Kentucky Derby is Saturday.

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Court Reverses Kennedy Relative's Murder Conviction

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:07am

A Connecticut court has reversed Michael Skakel's murder conviction and ordered a new trial.

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Campaign Finance Law And The Stormy Daniels Scandal

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:07am

NPR's Scott Simon asks campaign finance consultant Matthew Sanderson about the legal issues facing President Trump in regards to payments made to Stormy Daniels.

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Trump Administration Talks Trade With China

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:07am

The U.S. sent a delegation of economic advisers to China in an attempt to avert trade war. NPR's Scott Simon asks economist Philip Levy of Northwestern University about the complex negotiations.

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A New Church Will Rise After A Shooting Shakes The Community

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:07am

A new church is rising in Sutherland Springs, Texas, six months after a gunman killed more than two dozen worshippers and left the small community struggling.

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Gun Control Activists Protest NRA In Dallas

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:07am

Gun control advocates are protesting in Dallas, responding to Friday's addresses by President Trump and Vice President Pence at the NRA convention in town.

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The Trump And Rudy Show

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:07am

The Trump administration could be trumpeting good employment news and progress with North Korea but it keeps stepping on its tail as it responds to the president's legal problems.

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Zora Neale Hurston's 'Barracoon' Gets Published, More Than 60 Years Later

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:07am

Harlem Renaissance star Zora Neale Hurston is the author of a book only now being published. It's called Barracoon and it spent more than 60 years accessible only to academics.

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The Consequences Of Cleaning Up The Anacostia River

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:07am

The Anacostia River in Washington, D.C., has long been one of the most polluted in the country. Now the river is getting much cleaner and attracting development that not everyone is welcoming.

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Exploring 'The Heritage' Of Black Athletes

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 8:07am

In his book The Heritage, Howard Bryant makes the case that black athletes carry a heritage of activism and tells NPR's Scott Simon why some fans have a hard time with that.

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Kremlin Critic Bill Browder On Russian Influence

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 7:54am

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Bill Browder, a vocal critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, about U.S.-Russian relations.

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Session Drummer Dave Tull On 'Texting And Driving'

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 7:54am

Session drummer Dave Tull has played with the likes of Chuck Mangione, Maynard Ferguson and Barbra Streisand, but he breaks out on his own with a new album, Texting and Driving.

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'Carousel' Returns To Broadway

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 7:54am

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel returns to Broadway for the first time in more than two decades. NPR's Scott Simon talks to opera star Renée Fleming, who has two showstoppers in the musical.

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Saturday Sports: LeBron, Golden State Warriors And Condoleezza Rice

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 7:54am

ESPN's Howard Bryant joins Scott Simon to talk about the biggest sports stories of the week.

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Chicago's New Trauma Center

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 7:54am

A new trauma center is opening in Chicago — the first time in 27 years the city's South Side will have a Level 1 adult trauma center. But there's resentment it's taken so long.

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Organ Donation System Set For Changes

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 7:54am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks to transplant surgeon Dr. Dorry Segev about why the current system of organ allocation can be a death sentence for some patients.

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